Observation 77668: Hygrocybe minutula (Peck) Murrill
When: 2011-09-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ground, scattered. Smaller than 1 cm. Not under any trees, but near beech. Sticky, but not slimy. Unremarkable taste or smell.

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-11-03 11:15:42 CDT (-0400)

Renee LeBeuf suggested I take another look and as usual she was right. The stickiness of the cap and very small size point toward H. minutula. H. miniata has a dry to moist cap but not sticky.

By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2011-11-02 20:28:56 CDT (-0400)

What made you change your mind about the name, Walt?

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