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small waxy orange mushroom (?)


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.


on the ground in mixed woods


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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