Observation 181164: Hygrocybe punicea (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2014-09-19

Collection location: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dylan Moore (Dmoore444)

No specimen available

Found in an aspen forest growing terrestrially under ferns. They were growing sparsely scattered.

Macroscopic Observations:

Habitat: aspen and oak forest
Habit: scattered
Pileus size: 25 mm
Pileus color: red rim with light red center
Pileus surface: dry, dull, smooth
Pileus margin: translucent striate
Pileus shape: broadly convex
Stipe location: center
Stipe surface: smooth
Stipe color: orange
Stipe length: 40 mm
Stipe width: 2-5 mm
Stipe content: hollow
Stipe shape: compressed
Stipe base: inserted
Hymenium: gills
Gill/Lamellae: present with 1 tier lamellulae
Gill attachment: decurrent
Gill margin: even, discolorous darker edge
Gill color: orange
Gill length: 6 mm
Annulus: none
Volva: none
Spore print: none

Microscopic Observations:
Spore shape: smooth and ovoid spores
Spore size range of 10 spores (micrometers):
Length 6-10
Width 4-6

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