Observation 23579: Hygrocybe chlorophana (Fr.) Wunsche

When: 2009-07-25

Collection location: Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave in NE PA

No specimen available

Proposed Names

23% (3)
Recognized by sight: The only white gilled yellow capped Hygrocu=ybe I have found in the manuals thus far.
1% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Color, gill attachment, cap shape all appear to match
Used references: Eastern NA Waxcap book.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-02-22 18:47:50 CET (+0100)

As you said, Dave – it has slightly decurrent gills, but the gelatinous gill edge should also have been visible in the photos. I don’t think this one has.

Gill attachment
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2009-07-27 13:49:31 CEST (+0200)

for H. laeta listed as slightly decurrent. Otherwise, this looks like a good possibility.

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