Observation 156184: Hygrophorus persoonii Arnolds
When: 2013-12-21
Who: zaca
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By: zaca
2013-12-25 06:32:38 CST (-0600)

… quite common here at this time of the year. I don’t know about the existence of H. mesotephrus in Portugal, but I think that is a much smaller species than H. personii and lighter coloured.

To me
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-12-25 02:56:10 CST (-0600)

it looks like persoonii, but I don’t know if Portugal has other similar species.
H. persooni should be growing with oak.

By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-12-24 20:01:41 CST (-0600)

the bands on the stem are not very prominent. I doubt a bit. Look also at Hygrophorus mesotephrus which sometimes can be very similar but shows a typical greenish KOH reaction applied to the cap. I think there are other similar Mediterraneans too but have my keys not with me right now.

Created: 2013-12-24 16:15:38 CST (-0600)
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