Observation 63264: Hygrocybe hypohaemacta sensu auct. neotrop.
When: 2008-07-28
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Dried specimen obtainable with permission from BioMindo.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Pileus and stipe very slimy, pileus scarlet with narrow yellow margin.
Used references: Dennis, R.W.G., Fungus Flora of Venezuela and Ajdacent Countries. London : H.M.S.O., 1970. Print.
Based on microscopic features: Surface layer (pileus & stipe) of very gelatinized hyphae. Pileus surface of prostrate hyphae. Spore outline even. Gill trama of broad, parallel hyphae. Basidia dimorphic, spores 7-9 × 5.5-7 μ and 4.5-5 × 3.5-4 μ,
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thanks for the reference, Danny.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-04-27 08:38:52 PDT (-0700)

it does indeed appear to be a version of hypohaemacta.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-04-26 15:12:48 PDT (-0700)

so …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-04-26 14:36:15 PDT (-0700)

could you please quote the original description that talks about the pale margin to that cap? Jean didn’t.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-02-08 19:52:17 PST (-0800)

the name proposal data is the sum of all the key choices in Fungus Flora. No way to check microscopy I’m afraid. The Ecuador collections are almost certainly as good as gone. I may revisit the UC Quito coat closet fungorium again someday for kicks, but hopes are not high.

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