Hygrocybe elegans
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Description:
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These start life orange, but with age they fade to yellow. Notice the cap is centrally depressed. Gills are a lighter shade of yellow
Common name: None
Found: Podocarp forest
Substrate: Ground
Spore: White
Height: 60 mm
Width: 35 mm
Season: Winter
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Hygrocybe cavipes
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Scale= 7.8 mm.
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Hygrocybe elegans
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Scale= 6 mm.
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Hygrocybe elegans
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Scale= 5.3 mm.
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Hygrocybe elegans
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Scale= 6.6 mm.
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Hygrocybe elegans
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Scale= 5 mm.
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When young this species is orange as it ages it turns slowly yellow
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The Hidden Forest
Forest Fungi