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Hygrocybe ceracea (Wulfen) P. Kumm. (Butter Waxcap)

Date 11 October 2006
OS grid ref SK15
Lat/Lon 53° 0' N, 1° 50' W
Location Vice County: Staffs, VC39, England
Voucher 11/10/2006[H]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary in short acid grassland
Identification Notes: Cap: yellow, sticky.
Stipe: yellow, dry.
Gills: arcuate decurrent becoming decurrent.
Gill trama: sausage-shaped cells (both caps).

Spores (orange cap): narrowly oblong, a few constricted, 6-9/3-4µm
(yellow cap) 6-8/3-4µm, narrowly oblong, a few weakly constricted or phaseoliform.


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