Observation 8205: Gliophorus psittacinus (Schaeff.) Herink
When: 2008-07-03
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Growing near a trail in a mixed forest. Did not take a sample. Also known as Hygrophorus psittacinus.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:02 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Lake George NY’ to ‘Lake George, New York, USA

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms of north east North America by George Barron. Audubon field guide to North American mushrooms.

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What a lovely color of green!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-07-04 13:11:38 CDT (-0400)

I call this species the Chameleon Hygrocybe, since it has such a confusing array of changeable colors. Fruiting seasons are also confusing when we have the whole world at our fingertips…it’s always mushroom season, somewhere.

Our local CA fungi are resting until the rains this Fall, which is why I am heading back East for the month of July!

I do believe so.
By: Brennen (lqdtrance)
2008-07-04 00:49:47 CDT (-0400)

To tell the truth this is the first time I have come across it. The Audubon states June- September, December-February in California.

Is the timing typical?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-07-04 00:37:04 CDT (-0400)

We usually see this species in December and January in California. Is July typical for New York?

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