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Hygrocybe mucronella (Fr.) P. Karst. (Bitter Waxcap)

Date 17 October 2004
OS grid ref TF40
Lat/Lon 52° 40' N, 0° 10' E
Location Vice County: Cambs, VC29, England
Voucher 17/10/2004[N]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary in short grass
Associated organism: amongst live, short plants of Poaceae
Identification Notes: Cap: sticky.
Stipe: sticky.
Taste: bitter when licked.
Spores: oblong, often constricted and usually widened towards base, 9-10/5.5-6.5µm

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