Name: Hygrophorus capreolarius (Kalchbr.) Sacc.
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First person to use this name on MO: Oluna & Adolf Ceska
Editors: Joseph D. Cohen


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Hygrophorus capreolarius

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Kalchbr.) Sacc.

Citation: Icon. Sel. Hymenomyc. Hung.: tab. 18, fig. 3 (1875)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hygrophoraceae

Genus: Hygrophorus

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Pileus: 3-7 cm wide, convex with an inrolled margin, becoming flat, viscid, becoming dry in age, color from pink to wine red with purple fibers; flesh thick, whitish to concolorous with pellicle, odor and taste mild.

Gills: adnate to decurrent, subdistant, may be intervenose, thick, brittle pinkish, becoming concolorous with the cap; edges entire.

Stipe:4-10 cm long, 7-13 mm thick, dry, equal, or tapering down and subradicating at times, fibrillose, no partial veil, whitish, tinged reddish at first, then concolorous with the cap,

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