Observation 19759: Hygrocybe calyptraeformis

When: 2009-03-25

Collection location: Canyon, Contra Costa Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Growing near H. flavescens but very differently colored. Pink gills and cap. White stipe. It is not as conic as calyptraeformis but has the same coloration

Proposed Names

46% (2)
Recognized by sight: White viscid stipe. Salmon colored gills and pileus.
63% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: pink pointed cap, pink gills; acuteness of point may be variable.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Under Live oaks
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2009-03-25 23:53:25 CDT (-0500)

Growing in the dappled shade of Live Oaks, Bays and Madrones

Under what kind of trees ?
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2009-03-25 20:49:20 CDT (-0500)

Is the stalk cap viscid, any oder

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