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Vermilion Waxcap

Hygrocybe miniata

Description:

The dry, scurfy cap, typically 1 to 3cm in diameter, is at first convex and then flattens sometimes with a slight depression; initially scarlet or blood red; with age the cap fades from the margin inwards to orange and then to yellowish, also becoming smoother. The cap flesh is thin and reddish-orange.

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Jessie Aguilar
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Jessie Aguilar

Provincia Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Aug 26, 2017
Submitted on Aug 27, 2017

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