Observation 10871: Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (Wulfen) Maire

When: 2008-09-09

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

-74% (3)
Used references: Arora 479
96% (5)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Orange-yellow, gills that branch in two multiple times.

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Got the name wrong…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-09-11 09:52:13 PDT (-0700)

Actually not Hygrophorus but Hygrophoropsis. On the second photo you can see the branching of the gills really well, as one gill at the stipe splits into two a few times out to the margin. Good photo.

Created: 2008-09-10 21:13:26 PDT (-0700)
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