Observation 169923: Hygrocybe subsect. Hygrocybe
When: 2013-10-19
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: H. conica sensu stricto. does not occur in NA.
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By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2016-07-29 10:49:44 CDT (-0500)

I think it is self-evident that this observation does not have an image. Placing all imageless observations into that category with an “I’d call it that”, is not helpful. I agree the burden should be on the observer to prove their species determination. However, although H. conica sensu stricto. has not been found in NA according to recent DNA work, I think we can safely assume that this was a blackening species of Hygrocybe, i.e. Hygrocybe subsect. Hygrocybe.

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