Classification
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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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Recent observations

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What

Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

damontighe

Date

December 15, 2014 10:56 AM PST

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

treegrow

Date

October 29, 2014 03:20 PM EDT

Description

Hygrocybe punicea, growing in a pasture. East Vättern Scarp Landscape Biosphere Reserve, Jönköping, Sweden.

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What

Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

jeannewirka

Date

March 13, 2012

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Observer

laurahersz

Date

April 20, 2014 03:58 PM PDT

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What

Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

antnat

Date

April 16, 2014

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

testy36

Date

March 29, 2014 01:27 PM PDT

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Date

April 22, 2013

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Observer

leslie_flint

Date

January 19, 2013

Description

Scarlet Waxy Cap

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Date

March 11, 2013

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What

Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

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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Observer

prahla-dee-da

Date

February 18, 2012

Description

This was the largest specimen of dozens observed nearby.

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jmaughn

Date

January 28, 2012
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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.