Observation 336959: Neohygrocybe Herink

When: 2018-10-05

Collection location: Tsukuba, Ibaragi, Japan [Click for map]

Who: lxjfx

Specimen available

Growing scattered on lawn in the park

Cap slightly depressed at the center

Similar to Hygrocybe ovina but flesh does not staining red when injured. Odor like brown sugar syrup.



Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references:
- Lodge, D. J., Padamsee, M., Matheny, P. B., Aime, M. C., Cantrell, S. A., Boertmann, D., … & Ainsworth, A. M. (2013). Molecular phylogeny, morphology, pigment chemistry and ecology in Hygrophoraceae (Agaricales). Fungal Diversity, 64(1), 1-99. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13225-013-0259-0
63% (3)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: “Odor nitrous. Differs from sect. Neohygrocybe in flesh not
staining red when bruised.” (Lodge et al. 2013)

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By: lxjfx
2018-10-05 09:44:44 CDT (-0400)

Since there is no red bruising in this specimen, it is doubtful that it belongs to Neohygrocybe.


proposed Neohygrocybe sect. Tristes

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