Observation 352393: Hygrophorus Fr.

When: 2018-12-23

Collection location: Bryan Park, Richmond, Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: billyd

No specimen available

Notes:
Under loblolly pine. Viscid cap. No distinct smell or taste. Yellow flesh interior. Looks tricholoma but decurrent gills are throwing me off.

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Happens to me too.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2018-12-23 22:39:07 CST (-0500)

Get fixated on a genus, and the blinders go on.

Yellow context and yellow tinge to gills (as I perceive in the photos) point toward H. boyeri. Until fairly recently, the (European) species name “hypothejus” had been applied. I find boyeri in one local area, under 2/3-needle pine where several different Tricholoma species are also found very late in the season.

Thanks Dave
By: billyd
2018-12-23 20:55:45 CST (-0500)

Yes with viscid cap and those gills, Hygrophorus of course. Where is my mind.

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