No Common Name Hygrocybe reidii K├╝hner, 1976  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups; on ground in deciduous woods.

Description:

Cap: Orange to scarlet often with narrow yellow margin, convex to plane, mostly dry, smooth; center may be slightly depressed, margin incurved when young; flesh thick, similar to cap color, usually has sweet honey-like odor (most pronounced when dry). Gills: Short, distant, broad, short decurrent, yellow, usually with a pale margin. Stalk: Smooth, dry, usually equal, shades or orange and yellow. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 2 records in the project database.

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Hygrocybe reidii (overall) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/6/2018). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Hygrocybe reidii in Howard Co., Maryland (8/6/2018). Image shows gills and stalk (fruiting body removed from substrate). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Hygrocybe reidii specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/6/2018). Ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline; measured 6.9-8.2 x 3.5-4.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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