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Scarlet Waxcap

Observed: 25th October 2013 By: PeachystevePeachysteve’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeachysteve’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeachysteve’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeachysteve’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Dome shaped cap, up to 5cm. Wavy edged turning yellow.
I didn't get any images of the gills.
Base of stipe is yellows.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Not certain H. coccinea could

Not certain H. coccinea could be H.splendidissima as lower stipe yellowish but not sure!
H. splend... apparently smells like honey when dried which seems to be a distict feature. I'm not an expert on these!

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