Observation 83160: Hygrocybe subsect. Hygrocybe

When: 2011-11-04

Collection location: Popocatépetl, Puebla, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available


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Recognized by sight: H. conica is a European species
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Recognized by sight: Hygrocybe singeri was described from Mt. Hood, Oregon. It is very likely that it is a western species and that this is another member of the Hygrocybe conica complex.

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Yes, sure would
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2017-12-23 01:06:09 CST (-0500)

I haven’t changed it because Pluteus sp. are so common that if it drops back down to genus level, it will be hard to find. Little information is available about west coast bluing Pluteus, but I am sequencing all of the ones I can get my hands on. Bluing Pluteus are distributed across multiple sections of the genus, and the section with the most bluing species, Pluteus sect. Pluteus also has the Pluteus cervinus group.

Alan, wouldn’t the same reasoning apply to
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2017-12-22 23:15:04 CST (-0500)

http://mushroomobserver.org/120725?q=BuxB for example? Conversely Tricholomopsis sulphureoides was described from NJ by Peck but is widespread in NA.

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