Observation 139743: Gliophorus laetus (Pers.) Herink
When: 2013-07-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Stipes and caps viscid, slippery.

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Recognized by sight: Just a guess.
47% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
85% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Hygrocybe laeta was changed to Gliophorus laetus by Lodge et. al. 2013

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Thanks for the reference, Alan.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-12-11 13:23:48 PST (-0800)

I believe this collection was my first for this type. Summer 2013 seemed to have been a real big season for this species. I made several subsequent collections in several different locations. Seems like other MO members had similar experiences.

Thanks Eva.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-07-13 12:52:50 PDT (-0700)

I just checked the Wax Cap book, and laeta is described as having variable cap color. So the photos in the book don’t match up with the color of my collection. Also, checking my notes, “sticky like super glue” is not a good description of this collection. I think I confused this with others I brought home the other day. The ones in this post were actually slippery… difficult to handle.

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