Observation 127203: Gliophorus irrigatus (Pers.) A.M. Ainsw. & P.M. Kirk
When: 2013-01-20
No herbarium specimen

the cap in the center is about .75" across.
these mushrooms were very sticky all over.

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Recognized by sight: Gloiophorus irrigatus is the most current name for Hygrocybe irrigata according to Index Fungorum # 23

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Once again…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2013-02-07 12:02:03 CST (-0600)

Sensu CA.

Compare the CA Gliophorus psittacinus with the eastern one, not the same…

First issue, what to call it. It belongs in Gliophorus, which is well removed from Hygrocybe. Horak and Singer believed this before most (some?) of us were born, before clades and trees… While there hasn’t been much published on taxonomy of Hygrophoraceae, there has been enough work to support splitting Hygrophoraceae (Matheny et. al 2006, Seitzmann et. al. 2010, etc)

G. unguinosus has been synonymised with G. irrigatus. However I don’t think what we have in CA is G. irrigatus, it’s just what we call it.

It can be identified by the viscid gray cap and stipe, white gills that are broadly attached with a decurrent tooth. H. fornicata has a tacky to subviscid cap, dry to moist stipe and attached gills with a deep notch at attachment.

other than the slime…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-02-07 10:50:30 CST (-0600)

how were these IDed?

I am not seeing the strongly marginate cap edge, and the stalk looks to be too pale for irrigata as well.

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