Observation 85498: Hygrophorus pusillus Peck
When: 2012-01-01
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

Notes:
viscid cap

Proposed Names

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Could be older specimens. White viscid cap with a splash of color, pinkish cast to the gills, small size.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-01-03 13:12:15 COT (-0500)

Clitocybe is ruled out. So we have to stick (no pun intended) to Hygrophoraceae.

yes viscid
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-01-03 13:04:35 COT (-0500)

The mushroom on the very right even has needles stuck to it. I wish I had notes and more photos, sorry. :)

Are the caps even viscid?
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-01-03 11:39:23 COT (-0500)

This looks like some aberrant Clitocybe or the like to me. In Europe we have Clitocybe nivea that assumes the gestalt of a Hygrocybe/Camarophyllus.

not purple
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-01-03 11:24:17 COT (-0500)

more like faintly brown.

Do the caps have some purple tones?
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2012-01-03 01:40:14 COT (-0500)
Hygrophorus virginea
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-01-01 20:26:35 COT (-0500)

was my first choice but MO says it’s an old name?

Created: 2012-01-01 19:56:51 COT (-0500)
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