Clustered Waxcap Hygrocybe caespitosa Murrill  

Description:

Cap: Yellow with small dark scales; flat in maturity, may be uplifted in age; flesh thick, yellow. Gills: White to pale yellow, waxy; some may be forked. Stalk: Pale yellow, smooth, becomes hollow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Clusters on group under hardwoods/conifers.

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Clustered Waxcap fruiting bodies in Howard Co., Maryland (9/18/2009). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Clustered Waxcap gills and stalks in Howard Co., Maryland (9/22/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

An old fruiting body of Clustered Waxcap in Howard Co., Maryland (9/22/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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