Observation 31442: Hygrocybe conica (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.

When: 2010-01-04

Collection location: Whittemore Gulch, San Mateo, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tom (LanLord)

No specimen available

The dark staining occurred after only 1 or 2 minutes of gentle handling.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
54% (1)
Recognized by sight: One of the many varieties of conica (blackening species). Soon greying gills makes f. cinereifolia possible.

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Species flavescense or acutoconicus?
By: Tom (LanLord)
2010-01-04 12:44:39 CST (-0500)

Not certain of the species, the stipe was very long, easily 18cm or more in length.

Created: 2010-01-04 09:03:24 CST (-0500)
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