Observation 8451: Hygrocybe punicea (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2008-07-21
Who: jenver
No herbarium specimen

Notes: shiny, wet and slimy; yellow gills and spore print; mossy/grassy area.

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Used references: Barron’s p. 269

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Hard to id without the stipe
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-07-22 07:09:40 PDT (-0700)

The colors look about right for H. punicea, but the stature seems a bit different from what we usually see on the west coast.

Created: 2008-07-22 06:38:24 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2008-07-22 06:38:24 PDT (-0700)
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