Observation 8319: Hygrocybe cantharellus (Schwein.) Murrill

When: 2008-07-11

Collection location: Broad Meadow Brook, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Brian Seitzman

Specimen available

Notes:
Collected on extremely decomposed wood in a drainage area.

Images

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The lamellae in the second photo are overexposed due to use of a flash. Their true color is yellow-orange, closer to yellow than to orange.
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The lamellae in the second photo are overexposed due to use of a flash. Their true color is yellow-orange, closer to yellow than to orange.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Stipe concolorous with pileus. Laminae decurrent and yellow-orange. Pileus 0.5 to 1 cm. Stipe 50mm x 2mm, paler at apex and sheathed in white mycelium at base. Both stipe and pileus are dry.
Based on microscopic features: Spores smooth, elliptic, hyaline, 8μ x 6μ. Pileus minutely felty.

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