Name: Hygrocybe singeri (A.H. Sm. & Hesler) Singer
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First person to use this name on MO: Darvin DeShazer
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Hygrocybe singeri

Author: (A.H. Sm. & Hesler) Singer

Citation: Sydowia 11: 355 (1958)

Misspellings: Hygocybe singeri, Hygrocybe singeri (A.H. Sm.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hygrophoraceae

Genus: Hygrocybe

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Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit] Brief Description:

Ecology: Saprobic under hardwoods or conifers; usually growing scattered; spring through fall, or in winter in warmer climates; probably widely distributed in North America (recorded in California, the Pacific Northwest, Michigan, and Mexico).

Cap: 1-6 cm; conic, becoming broadly conic; thickly slimy when fresh; smooth; red to reddish orange, orange, or yellow; blackening with age or when bruised.

Gills: Narrowly attached to the stem; close or nearly distant; thick and waxy; pale orangish yellow or greenish yellow; often blackening when bruised.

Stem: 4-13 cm long; up to 1.5 cm thick; equal; thickly slimy; finely grooved lengthwise; orangish yellow to yellow; blackening with age or when bruised.

Flesh: Thin; yellowish; watery; blackening.

Odor and Taste: Not distinctive.

Spore Print: White.

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