Observation 143861: Hygrocybe (Fr.) P. Kumm. sect. Hygrocybe

When: 2013-08-26

Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

On mossy ground in mixed woods under balsam fir on misty day. Red orange conical cap, up to 3 cm., slimy, lined margin. Gills yellowish, free to deeply notched. Stem 65 mm. × 5 mm., slimy, green yellow. Entire FB turning black when bruised or with age.

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46% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: this name appears to be better fit due to slimy stem see Hygrophorus singeri in Hesler & Smith (1963)
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Hygrocybe singeri was described from Mt. Hood, Oregon. It is very likely that it is a western species and that this is another member of the Hygrocybe conica complex.

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