Observation 222157: Hygrocybe glutinipes var. rubra Bon.

When: 2015-07-17

Collection location: Essex Co., Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

42.2729° -83.0695° 175m

Who: Chris Hay (hayfield)

Specimen available


Single red waxcap in tall grass prairie with pussytoes (Antennaria)
Cap <1cm wide (though young?), very slippery slimy, very narrow orange-yellow band at edge
Stipe as red as cap, orange to yellow near base
Gills lighter (white/ yellow-orange-whtie?)

Species Lists


crop and rotate of in situ photo
in situ, TGP soil with pussytoes (Antennaria)
in the tacklebox… the only other fresh photo

Proposed Names

56% (1)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: Smaller size fits, colour within acceptable range especially when young
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight: scarlet colour good, but this observation too small
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Red cap and stalk, slimy; but observation too small
61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: sensu lato.

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