Observation 69790: Hygrophoraceae Lotsy

When: 2010-11-18

Collection location: Observatory Hill, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

48.5204° -123.4189°

Who: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)

Specimen available

Original Herbarium Label: Hygrophorus pusillus Peck
Herbarium Specimen: UBC F24719

Species Lists



Proposed Names

16% (3)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: Note the divergent gill trama (see the drawing)
62% (2)
Recognized by sight
45% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-07-02 23:47:40 PDT (-0700)
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-12-31 22:29:29 PST (-0800)

Hygrophorus pusillus looks nothing like this…

I agree with Noah
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-12-30 14:56:54 PST (-0800)

Hygrophorus pusillus is a white mushroom with a bit of color on the disc at times. It has a fruity or anisette odor.

I really doubt
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-12-30 14:33:23 PST (-0800)

that this is H. pusillus; compare it with H. colemanniana or something in that group.

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