No Common Name Hygrocybe acutoconica (Clements) Singer acutoconica  

Description:

Cap: Orange-red, center sharply conic with upturned wavy margin in age; viscid; flesh yellow. Gills: Yellow, may become serrated, close. Stalk: Like cap or paler, white base; striate or twisted; does not blacken when bruised, but base may blacken with age. (Compare with H. conica.) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary, scattered on ground in coniferous/mixed forest (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Hygrocybe acutoconica var. acutoconica (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/10/2017). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Hygrocybe acutoconica var. acutoconica (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/10/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Hygrocybe acutoconica var. acutoconica spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (8/10/2017). Elliptic, smooth, hyaline; measured 11.3-14.4 X 8.0-9.0 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Hygrocybe acutoconica in Howard Co., Maryland (8/10/2017). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)


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