Observation 54364: Chrysomphalina aurantiaca (Peck) Redhead
When: 2010-09-17
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

on cut end of old hemlock log ~4500’ near Union Gap

wee bitty things! Hygrocybe??

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gills? I think so
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2010-10-04 11:44:13 PDT (-0700)

It’s really hard to see, but I think they’re visible in the droopy one in the bottom left. I assumed there weren’t in the field, but noticed that one in the photo and revised my opinion. Cudonia and Leotia both have ball-like heads, not the umbrella-shaped caps of typical gilled mushrooms with a free, dropping rim, right? Are either scurfy like this, either? I know there are tiny scurfy golden Hygrocybe that grow in troops like this, though. (I’ve seen some in BC.)

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-10-02 01:41:54 PDT (-0700)

would assume so if you’re guessing Hygrocybe. Cudonia/Leotia or something of the sort if not.

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