Orange-gilled Waxcap Humidicutis marginata (Peck) Singer    Synonyms: Hygrocybe marginata, Hygrocybe marginata var. concolor.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Hygrophoraceae   >   Genus Humidicutis   

Status:

Found on the ground in mixed forests.

Description:

Cap: Orange or yellow, moist, slightly sticky when wet, smooth, bell-shaped to conic; flesh yellow, thin. Gills: orange or yellow, moderately distant. Stalk: yellow or orange tones, smooth; hollow in age. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 31 records in the project database.

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Orange-gilled Waxcap (var. concolor) in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/8/2008). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

An Orange-gilled Waxcap (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/22/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

An Orange-gilled Waxcap in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Orange-gilled Waxcap in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/4/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Orange-gilled Waxcap in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/21/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

An Orange-gilled Waxcap in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/27/2015). Verified by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Orange-gilled Waxcap in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

An Orange-gilled Waxcap in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/27/2015). Verified by Jo Solem. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Orange-gilled Waxcap in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/21/2019). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Orange-gilled Waxcap in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Orange-gilled Waxcap in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/4/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spore collected from a Orange-gilled Waxcap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A spore collected from an Orange-gilled Waxcap specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). Oblong, measured 7.65-5.33 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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