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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

noah_siegel

Date

January 24, 2015

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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noah_siegel

Date

November 23, 2014

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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

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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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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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marge

Date

February 14, 2016 12:42 PM PST

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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damontighe

Date

January 31, 2016 04:18 PM PST

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Square

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

dgreenberger

Date

January 31, 2016 11:56 AM PST

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Square

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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kueda

Date

January 16, 2016 01:41 PM PST

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

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bjoelle

Date

December 28, 2015

Description

Shelly found one very tiny one in mixed needle duff towards the end of the day.

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Crimson Waxcap Hygrocybe punicea

Observer

rammahr

Date

November 4, 2015
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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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