Observation 156184: Hygrophorus persoonii Arnolds

When: 2013-12-21

Collection location: Parque de Monsanto, Lisboa, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

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By: zaca
2013-12-25 07:32:38 CST (-0500)

… 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 03:56:10 CST (-0500)

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

Hm,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-12-24 21:01:41 CST (-0500)

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.

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