Name: Hygrophorus piceae Kühner
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Hygrophorus piceae

Author: Kühner

Citation: Bull. mens. Soc. linn. Lyon 18: 179 (1949)

Misspellings: Hygophorus piceae, Hygrophorus picea


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hygrophoraceae

Genus: Hygrophorus

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Brief Description:

Pileus: 1-5 cm wide, convex, becoming plane, margin incurved to near maturity, viscid, glabrous to appressed fibrillose, white or at times cream colored over the disc, flesh white, soft, thick at the center, thin at the margin, odor and taste mild.

Gills: adnate to subdecurrent, subdistant, thin, some forking near the margin, snow white to cream colored, becoming pinkish buff; edges entire.

Stipe: 3-6 cm long, 8-12 mm thick equal, solid, becoming hollow, apex furfuraceous to fibrillose, glabrous below, dry or slightly tacky, no veil white.

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Created: 2007-06-19 08:28:06 CEST (+0200) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
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