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Hygrocybe miniata (Fr.) P. Kumm. (Vermilion Waxcap)

Date 21 October 1978
OS grid ref SU96
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 0° 40' W
Location Vice County: Surrey, VC17, England
Voucher 21/10/1978[A]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary in grass and moss of lawn
Identification Notes: Cap: convex, scaley, dark apricot, almost scarlet; rim paler, orange to saffron, ageing buff; scales concentric, buff tips turning brown.
Stipe: greasy, fibrillose, dark apricot at top, through apricot orange to saffron at base.
Gills: slightly decurrent or not, orange at base.
Cap flesh: scarlet.
Smell: none.

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