Observation 26791: Humidicutis marginata (Peck) Singer

When: 2009-08-13

Collection location: Hartland, Vermont, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Carl Jacobs (JCJacobs)

No specimen available

Humidicutis marginata

Common name: Orange-Gilled Waxy Cap

Notes: These caps were convex and umbonate, with wavy uplifting margins. Cap surface was smooth, soft, and greasy, but not at all viscid. The cap especially felt very similar to smooth, fresh wax. The faintly striate margins had started to fade to a pale yellow as they dried, but the apex were still moist and umbrinous. The gills were bright orange, nearly distant, broad, and adnexed. The stalk was pale yellow, smooth, and equal. This mushrooms’ cap and stipe fade to pale yellow, then whitish, as it dries. The gills, however, retain their bright orange color, even when dry and fully mature.

Approximate Dimensions:
(of larger specimen) Cap: 4-5 cm. Wide. 2.5 cm. Tall
Stalk:: 1 cm. Wide., 5 cm. Tall

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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified 2nd. edition By David Arora. http://www.americanmushrooms.com/agarics.htm

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