Species: Hygrocybe sp. Go Back
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Description:
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A very unassuming species till you turn it over and see the bright apricot/orange gills. There is only one Hygrocybe species in NZ that has orange gills and that been H. fuscoaurantiaca though this has a brown cap and larger constricted spores. So making this one yet another undescribed species.

 
Common name: None
Found: Kahikatea forest
Substrate: forest floor.
Spore: White
Height: 40 mm
Width: 20 mm
Season: Winter
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Hygrocybe sp.Scale bar  
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  Scale = 3.6 mm.
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Hygrocybe sp.Scale bar  
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  Scale = 4 mm.
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Hygrocybe sp.Scale bar  
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This photo shows the bright apricot orange gills. Scale = 4 mm.
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