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Hygrocybe fornicata var. fornicata (Earthy Waxcap)

Date 1 November 2006
OS grid ref SK15
Lat/Lon 53° 0' N, 1° 50' W
Location Vice County: Derby, VC57, England
Voucher 01/11/2006[E]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary in grass
Identification Notes: Gills: adnexed.
Smell: unpleasant, continental loos (specimens had been frosted and were beginning to rot).
Fruitbody dries: brown, but maybe just because it's old.

Spores: broadly oblong, (5)6-7/4-5µm.

This is the form sometimes called Hygrocybe clivalis.
Photo Summary: Pale ("Hygrocybe clivalis") form: field and microscope photos

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