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Hygrocybe acutoconica var. acutoconica (Clem.) Singer (Persistent Waxcap)

Date 29 September 2004
OS grid ref SX76
Lat/Lon 50° 30' N, 3° 50' W
Location Vice County: South Devon, VC3, England
Voucher 29/09/2004[P]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary in grass
Associated organism: amongst live grass of Poaceae
Identification Notes: Cap: orange, superficially fibrillose like H. conica.
Stem: smooth, dry, twisted, fibrillose.
Although some of the specimens showed some blackening in the field, the one taken away dried a beautiful reddish-orange.
Spores: cylindric ellipsoid to slightly phaseoliform, rarely slightly constricted, size very variable: 8.5-11.5/5.5-7µm

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