Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Scientific Names
    • Hygrocybe punicea
    • Hygrophorus puniceus
    • Hygrophorus puniceus minor
    • Hygrophorus puniceus nigrescens
    • Hygrophorus puniceus puniceus

Guide Colors

     

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Flickr invite link »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bouveriebio

Date

March 13, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

laurahersz

Date

April 20, 2014 03:58 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

antnat

Date

April 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

testy36

Date

March 29, 2014 01:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Date

April 22, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

January 19, 2013

Description

Scarlet Waxy Cap

Photos / Sounds

Date

March 11, 2013

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kueda

Date

April 14, 2012 11:05 AM PDT

Description

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

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

prahla-dee-da

Date

February 18, 2012

Description

This was the largest specimen of dozens observed nearby.

Photos / Sounds

6780524513_9b5c41b674_s

Observer

james3

Date

January 28, 2012

Photos / Sounds

289227524_bd92621e2a_s

Observer

ben_in_sf

Date

February 20, 2005 12:45 PM PST

Description

Color on the redwood litter of Purissima Redwood Open Space, near Half Moon Bay, California.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

james3

Date

December 18, 2011
View all observations

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.