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    • Hygrocybe punicea
    • Hygrophorus puniceus
    • Hygrophorus puniceus minor
    • Hygrophorus puniceus nigrescens
    • Hygrophorus puniceus puniceus

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Recent observations

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antnat

Date

April 16, 2014

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testy36

Date

March 29, 2014 01:27 PM PDT

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April 22, 2013

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leslie_flint

Date

January 19, 2013

Description

Scarlet Waxy Cap

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Date

March 11, 2013

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kueda

Date

April 14, 2012 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Several little flushes of this popping in the duff under bay.

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prahla-dee-da

Date

February 18, 2012

Description

This was the largest specimen of dozens observed nearby.

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james3

Date

January 28, 2012

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james3

Date

December 18, 2011

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bob-dodge

Date

February 21, 2011

Description

Trail 3

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kueda

Date

January 20, 2007 12:11 PM PST

Description

On the left is the righteous red waxy cap (Hygrocybe coccinea) and on the right is the scarlet waxy cap (Hygrocybe punicea). Both were growing under moist, mixed oak and bay.

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What

Hygrophorus puniceus Hygrocybe punicea

Date

July 22, 2010

Place

Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario (Google, OSM)

Description

Scarlet Waxy Caps

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Description from Wikipedia

Hygrocybe punicea, sometimes called Crimson- or Scarlet Waxy Cap, is a colourful member of the genus Hygrocybe, the waxcaps, found across Northern Europe. Originally described as Hygrophorus puniceus, it is the largest member of the genus.

No range data available.