Hygrocybe aff. firma
- (Red/Orange)
This member of the Hygrocybe firma group has a cap that is brilliant red in fresh specimens, fading to yellow with a faint orange tinge, soon discolouring to pale yellow. It is not very common. I have only found it in a single location.
Common name: None
Found: Lowland podocarp broad-leaved forest
Substrate: Ground.
Spore: White
Height: 50 mm
Width: 20 mm
Season: Winter
Edible: No
Macro images:
Hygrocybe firma
Scale bar
Scale= 3.6 mm.
Hygrocybe firma
Scale bar
Scale= 3.9 mm.
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