BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Hygrocybe miniata (Fr.) P. Kumm. (Vermilion Waxcap)
||6 December 2015
|OS grid ref
||50° 50' N, 1° 60' W
||Vice County: Dorset, VC9, England
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|Stage or state
||ring of 20 fruitbodies, singly and in small clusters, around Holly tree
||In woodland; ring of 20 fragile fruitbodies, singly and in small clusters, around Holly tree.
Cap: orange fading deep yellow (like Pluteus aurantiorugosus), dry, felted, up to 60mm diam. No sign of paler margin.
Cuticle: dry, felty: a trichoderm.
Spores: hyaline, broadly ellipsoid-oblong, obpyriform in some views, occasionally phaseoliform, 5-9/5.5-7µm.
Basidia: mostly 4-spored.
Gill trama: cylindric cells up to 140µm long.
The colony was again visible on 2 March 17.