Observation 18490: Hygrocybe coccinea (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.

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Recognized by sight: Not much else that’s common in California with these colors.

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One reason why it’s not punicea
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-02-16 01:54:45 CST (-0500)

is the smooth stem. It looks more like Hygrocybe splendidissima.

Any reason these aren’t H. punicea?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2009-02-15 23:35:35 CST (-0500)

The colors and stature look right. The habitat sounds a little bit odd, but that’s not that unusual for a Hygrocybe.

Created: 2009-02-15 21:40:53 CST (-0500)
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