Observation 5748: Hygrophorus brunneus Largent
When: 2007-12-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Fruiting with oak, live oak. Pileus viscid when wet. No spore print. Large one is 8cm across and stipe is 2 cm at apex. Any thoughts on what this might be?

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Hygrophorus brunneus?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-12-31 23:02:05 PST (-0800)

The big one seems a bit on the large size, but this seems to be a season for large fungi. The relatively wide spacing on the gills suggests Hygrophorus and the cap color looks right for H. brunneus.

Created: 2007-12-28 17:33:20 PST (-0800)
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