Observation 289501: Hygrocybe conica group

When: 2017-09-06

Collection location: Sawyer Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

-1% (2)
Recognized by sight: Slimy cap and stem, blackening, under hemlock, maple and birch
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: Hygrocybe singeri was described from Mt. Hood, Oregon. It is very likely that it is a western species and that this is another member of the Hygrocybe conica complex.
86% (1)
Used references: Tree on MO326626 and Jean Lodge

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Original Description
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2019-02-04 20:46:45 CST (-0500)

of Hygrocybe cuspidata states that it blackens. Just sayin…