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Hygrocybe colemanniana (A. Bloxam) P.D. Orton & Watling (Toasted Waxcap)

Date 21 October 1980
OS grid ref SU38
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 30' W
Location Vice County: North Wilts, VC7, England
Voucher 21/10/1980[D2]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary In Brachypodium on N-facing downland slope
Identification Notes: Basidia: 4-spored.
Spores: (8.8)9.6-10.7/(5.9)6.7-7(8.3)µm.
Mean: 10.02/6.96µm, Q=1.44

The spores are rather large for this species (but H. virginea v. ochraceopallida has even smaller spores.)


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