Observation 6887: Hygrocybe subsect. Hygrocybe
When: 2008-02-24
Who: pbeitz
No herbarium specimen

Notes: growing under redwoods in parking lot, i.e. disturbed ground.

Yellow upon emerging, blackening cap as it matures, black spore print

gills free, as you can see in picture

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:08 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Redwood Park Oakland, CA’ to ‘Redwood Regional Park, Oakland, California, USA

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Recognized by sight: Are you sure it had a black spore print? Those sure look like old, dry Hygrocybe singeri or H. conica.

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By: pbeitz
2008-02-26 16:19:31 PST (-0800)

yes! It has a white spore print!

I thinks it’s hygrocybe singeri.

spore print
By: pbeitz
2008-02-25 13:44:16 PST (-0800)

Pretty sure, I’ll try it again if they’re still out. Thanks for responding.

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