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Hygrocybe chlorophana (Fr.) Wünsche (Golden Waxcap)

Date 13 October 2006
OS grid ref SK15
Lat/Lon 53° 10' N, 1° 50' W
Location Vice County: Derby, VC57, England
Voucher 13/10/2006[H]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary on medium length, fine-leaved acid grassland
Identification Notes: Cap: yellow, sticky, pellucid-striate.
Gills: pale.
Stipe: dry, fibrillose.

Gill trama: long cylindric thin-walled cells (with some unusual slightly thicker walled, round-ended, sinuous hyphae also in the gills)
Spores: broadly ellipsoid, oblong or amygdaliform, not waisted, (6)7.5-8(9)/4.5-6µm.
Photo Summary: Fruitbody on pale background

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