Observation 191741: Hygrophorus erubescens (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2014-10-03

Collection location: Lemon Lake County Park, Crown Point, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Reagan (rsned23)

No specimen available

Notes: Notes: Found at 9:37 am.
Mycorrhizal, growing close to an oak tree, and growing gregariously as shown in the picture.
Odor: flower, fresh
Pileus size: 10.5cm
The top of the pileus was very sticky and slimy, and a white liquid substance(milk)covered a majority of the surface.
Pileus color: light pink, frosted with brown/red speckles in the center (after a few days, this dusting disappeared)
Pileus surface: smooth, shiny, silky, slippery/lubricous, slimy, glutinous
When the pileus is bruised in the light pink areas, the flesh turns dark pink. Pileal shape: plane,slightly depressed
Pileus margin: uplifted
Stipe color: light pink like the pileus, but looks older/faded in color
There is a thin white ring that surrounds the top of the stipe where the stipe connects to the pileus.
Stipe width: 2 cm
Stipe length: 4.0 cm
Stipe shape: solid
Stipe surface: fibrillose, glandular/dotted,smooth
Stipe base: mycelial pad
Location of stipe: central
Gill Attachment: decurrent
Gill margin: even
Gills color: light pink/white
Gills width: 1.5mm
There is not much space between the gills, hard to separate.
-at margin: >2mm apart
-1/2 way to margin: 1/mm apart
Lamellae: forked near margin
Lamellulae/short gills length: 2 tiers

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