Observation 194210: Hygrocybe punicea (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2014-12-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes:
Collector: Cohen, Joseph D.
Determined: 12/21/2014
Determiner: Cohen, Joseph D.
Habitat: Woods Mixed
Growth Habit: Few
Substrate: Dirt
Closest plant: Acer macrophyllum (Bigleaf Maple)
Other Habitat & Locality Notes: On ground in hollow under Acer macrophyllum (Bigleaf Maple)
Odor: Nondescript
Taste: Nondescript

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Recognized by sight: Cap — very viscid, pellicle peelable; diameter 3 cm; Stem: length 5cm; non-viscid or very slightly viscid; No bruising/staining: No odor/taste
Used references: Stuntz, Trial key to the species of HYGROPHORUS in the Pacific Northwest (2003); Gibson, Matchmaker: Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest, Version 2.1.1 (Apr. 2014) (application, downloadable at http://www.svims.ca/council/matchmaker.htm)
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Eye3
Recognized by sight: Could what have seemed to be viscidity merely have been very moist? If so, then H. miniata is a better match.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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