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Hygrophorus

Observed: 6th October 2013 By: ben rigsbyben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

a troop of small, pure white and very slippery caps. stipe tapers towards base. in leaf litter of mature Beech woodland on limestone.

Identifications

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Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

parad1se's picture

Have you tried applying KoH -

Have you tried applying KoH - it should go brown immediately?

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no, but thanks for the tip

no, but thanks for the tip Paradise!

seems this species is locally common. i originally had it identified by an expert on one of our forays and have seen it a few times elsewhere since - hence my confidence.

the local commons are rich in Hygrocybe too.