Observation 29910: Hygrocybe virescens (Hesler & A.H. Sm.) Montoya & Bandala
When: 2009-12-04
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: The specimens bright color and shape made me think it was a Hygrocybe. After examining it under the scope, its very long basidia and parallel gill trama confirmed this genus. Its green color led to one of two choices, virescens or psittacina. The lime green tint, white at the base, and dry cap distinguished it from psittacina.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:47 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Tilden Park, Berkeley, Alameda Co. California, USA’ to ‘Tilden Regional Park, Contra Costa Co., California, USA

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora
Based on microscopic features

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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