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Unidentified Hygrocybe (Unidentified Waxcaps, Waxcap Mushrooms)

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[M]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary in short, species-rich, calcareous grassland. Old specimen.
Identification Notes: Cap: sticky.
Stipe: sticky.
Gills: emarginate.
Smell: none.
Taste: none.

Gill trama: long cylindric cells like tresses of hair (not very clear).
Spores: broadly ovoid, regularly shaped, 7-8/5-6µm.
Photo Summary: Fruitbody on pale background

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