Observation 30511: Hygrocybe acutoconica (Clem.) Singer

When: 2009-12-17

Collection location: Montgomery Woods State Park, Mendocino Co, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

56% (1)
Used references: MD p.115; found in mixed conifer/tanoak forest; was called H. acutoconica
81% (1)
Recognized by sight: I beleive they are two species, the american acutoconica being more viscid and with a two-coloured cap (more orange center).

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yay! the waxies are out!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-12-18 09:52:04 -05 (-0500)
H. acutoconica
By: Ryane Snow (snowman)
2009-12-18 03:20:04 -05 (-0500)

I also believe it to be H. acutoconica. The literature is somewhat confusing and in some sources the two species are synonyms.

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