When: 2014-06-13

Collection location: Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Viscid cap and stipe; difficult to handle.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus


Add Comment
Color in photo is true.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-06-16 05:00:22 PDT (-0700)

Bright scarlet red.

herb, where did you find the name G. minutulus?

As far as I know
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-06-14 13:50:00 PDT (-0700)

Except G. perplexus & western G. psittacinus there are no red or bright orange Gliophorus.

Description in the NA Waxcap book…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-06-14 10:04:39 PDT (-0700)

of H. munutula matches very well with this obs. I wonder if this species will eventually be moved to Gliophorus? Overall slippery/slimy coating seems like the defining trait for this genus.

G. perplexus looks like a good possibility, Martin.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-06-14 05:47:35 PDT (-0700)

I’m wondering how one distinguishes between G. perplexus and G. psittacinus. My understanding of G. psittacinus is that the cap color ranges considerably.

Created: 2014-06-13 16:36:34 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2015-01-18 18:24:58 PST (-0800)
Viewed: 87 times, last viewed: 2019-07-13 23:27:12 PDT (-0700)
Show Log