Observation 169337: Hygrocybe aurantiosplendens R. Haller Aar.
When: 2014-07-09
Collection location: Perry, Maine, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Mossy ground under cedar and balsam fir in mixed woods. Slimy red orange cap, up to 4 cm. Stem 4 cm.x 9 mm., tacky, hollow, flattened with a longitudinal groove. White spore deposit.

Went back the next day and the caps were slimy and stems tacky despite no rain.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: slimy orange cap with tattered margin, yellow gills, fibrous stem
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28% (1)
Recognized by sight: grooved compressed stem is mentioned by some sources as a key macro feature of this sp. but I wonder if the caps here are red enough

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Created: 2014-07-09 14:48:38 PDT (-0700)
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