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small waxy orange mushroom (?)

Description:

small mushroom, bright orange cap and stem. gills decurrent, broadly spaced. The cap is under 1/2 in. diameter. The whole mushroom about 1 1/2 in. tall. Gills just a little bit lighter than the cap. Stem darker towards base. Cap depressed at center.

Habitat:

on the ground in mixed woods

Notes:

It's possible this is Hygrophorus cantharellus or possibly Cantharellus minor. Not really sure.


No species ID suggestions

Vermont, USA

Lat: 43.42, Long: -72.69

Spotted on Jul 2, 2010
Submitted on Oct 7, 2010

Spotted for mission

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