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  • Scientific Names
    • Hygrocybe punicea
    • Hygrophorus puniceus
    • Hygrophorus puniceus minor
    • Hygrophorus puniceus nigrescens
    • Hygrophorus puniceus puniceus
  • English
    • Crimson Waxcap

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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th0th

Date

January 15, 2017 04:01 PM PST

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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kalibardo

Date

January 6, 2017

Description

Small scattered group looks like ripe tomatoes lost in redwood duff.

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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alan_rockefeller

Date

February 3, 2016

Description

Under redwood.

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

February 1, 2016

Description

Under redwood and douglas fir, in a clearing for power lines.

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

January 30, 2016

Description

Under redwood.

This observation is for the mushrooms on the sides. The mushroom in the middle is Hygrocybe laetissima.

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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cathym

Date

September 27, 2016 10:32 AM CDT

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No photos or sounds

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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noah_siegel

Date

January 24, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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noah_siegel

Date

November 23, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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noah_siegel

Date

November 11, 2013

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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noah_siegel

Date

September 15, 2012

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Square

What

Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

leptonia

Date

April 4, 2012

Description

Large specimens under Redwood behind the Engineering 2 Building

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Square

What

Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

leptonia

Date

February 20, 2009

Description

Found at the same location as Hygrocybe flavifolia (18688)

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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.

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