Public Description of Hygrophorus hypothejus (Fr.) Fr.

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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Hygrophoraceae

General Description:

widely distributed in North America and Europe


under pines




“Common Names: Olive-Brown Waxy Cap, Herald of Winter

Current Name:
Hygrophorus hypothejus (Fr.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 324 (1838) [1836-1838]

Agaricus hypothejus Fr., Observ. mycol. (Havniae) 2: 10 (1818)
Hygrophorus aureus Arrh., Monogr. Hymenomyc. Suec. (Upsaliae) 2: 127 (1863)
Hygrophorus hypothejus var. aureus (Arrh.) Imler, Bull. trimest. Soc. mycol. Fr. 50: 304 (1935) 1934
Hygrophorus hypothejus var. expallens Boud., Icon. Mycol. (Paris) 1: pl. 33 (1905)
Hygrophorus hypothejus (Fr.) Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 324 (1838) [1836-1838] var. hypothejus
Limacium aureum (Arrh.) Ricken, Blätterpilze 1: 12 (1910)
Limacium hypothejum (Fr.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 119 (1871)
Limacium hypothejus (Fr.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 119 (1871)

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Description editor: IntoTheFlames

Created: 2011-10-25 02:14:00 PDT (-0700) by IntoTheFlames
Last modified: 2011-12-05 08:02:36 PST (-0800) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
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