Species: Humidicutis multicolorGo Back
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Description:
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Although this species has been described several times over the years, Yet there is still some confusion over what it looks like. As it lives up to it’s name and goes through a colour change as it ages.

Cap: 25 to 45 mm, hemispherical, convex or umbonate-expanded; dark green to green-olive when young turning blue-green or lilac-green with age; margin splitting in mature specimens, Gills: adnate to emarginate, subdecurrent with short tooth, ventricose, olive-green at first changing to yellow. Stipe: 25-75 x 2-5 mm, cylindrical, equal; pale green-blue-lilac at apex, brilliant orange towards the base; dry. Habitat: Scattered; saprobic on soil among litter in native forests.

 
Common name: None
Found:Lowland podocarp broad-leaved forest
Substrate: Ground
Spore: White
Height: 50- 80mm
Width: 25 - 40mm
Season: Late summer to winter
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar PDD 94771
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  Scale = 6 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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  Scale = 6 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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  Scale = 6 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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  Scale = 6 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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  Scale = 6 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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. Scale = 6.3 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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The gill colour is typical for this species, being yellow with a stipe that has an orange foot.  Scale = 7 mm.
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These below have yellow radial streaks in the cap not mentioned in any of the descriptions that I have seen.   
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar PDD 102261
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  Scale = 9 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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  Scale = 6.3 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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  Scale = 8 mm.
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Humidicutis multicolorScale bar  
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  Scale = 10 mm.
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