Observation 70582: Hygrocybe melleofusca Lodge & Pegler

When: 2011-06-26

Collection location: Las Casas de la Selva, Patillas, Puerto Rico, USA [Click for map]

Who: patty (patty)

No specimen available

Not distinctly viscid, pileus perforated in center with age.

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Recognized by sight: http://facultyweb.cortland.edu/...
Used references: Cantrell and Lodge 2004, Hygrophoraceae of the Greater Antilles

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By: patty (patty)
2011-06-30 12:02:12 EDT (-0400)

yes, looks about the same to me too!

I called it melleofusca on account of its not so yellow stipe, perforated cap in older specimens, two lengths of lamellulae, and scalloped pileal margin; as per the Hygrophoraceae papers of Lodge and Pegler 1990 and Cantrell and Lodge 2004.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-06-30 10:16:57 EDT (-0400)

Hygrocybe caespitosa

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