Herald of Winter (Hygrophorus hypothejus)

Herald of Winter (Hygrophorus hypothejus)

Observation - Herald of Winter (Hygrophorus hypothejus) - UK and Ireland. Description: Slimy, brown, umbonate cap with an inrolled margin. Orange/yellow, decurrent gills & yellow/orange flesh. Faint ring on the stem. Growing under conifers. Spores 6.6-9.35 x 4.5-5 microns. Unfortunately somebody had picked it before I could get a phot

Slimy, brown, umbonate cap with an inrolled margin.
Orange/yellow, decurrent gills & yellow/orange flesh.
Faint ring on the stem.
Growing under conifers.
Spores 6.6-9.35 x 4.5-5 microns.
Unfortunately somebody had picked it before I could get a photograph of it in situ.