Name: Hygrocybe coccinea (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.
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Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hygrophoraceae

Genus: Hygrocybe

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Sanctioning name :
Agaricus coccineus Scop., Flora carniolica 2: 436 (1772) [MB#243932]

Collected by : G. Douwes
Collection date : oct 1963
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Location details : Oostvoorne terein “Weversduin”

Brief Description:

Cap: 2–7 cm wide, conic when young, becoming convex to plane with an umbo in age; surface moist or day, smooth, not viscid, bright red when young, fading to orange-red in age, not fibrillose-scurfy when dry; flesh thin, fragile, red to reddish-orange, odor and taste mild.

Gills: adnate, close to subdistant, broad, waxy, yellowish, red-orange to creamy pale orange.

Stipe: 2–8 cm long, 2–10 mm thick, equal, hollow, sometimes flattened, dry, smooth, yellow-orange to orange-red, paler yellow downward and often coated with white mycelium on the base.

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Created: 2007-02-01 11:04:42 PST (-0800) by Douglas Smith (douglas)
Last modified: 2015-01-14 16:09:34 PST (-0800) by Erlon (Herbert Baker)
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