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Scarlet waxcap

Hygrocybe coccinea


Approximately 24mm wide and 35mm tall. Very red cap and stipe which was narrow, straight and smooth. Gills were pale orange/yellow.


In a grassy area among open eucalyptus forest. Dandenong Ranges NP.


Another one I haven't found before in spite of years searching. Almost trod on this walking along a grassy desire-path but I just noticed a flash of red and stopped.

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1 Comment

Hema 7 months ago

Wow Never seen that much red! Amazing

Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Tremont, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jun 10, 2020
Submitted on Jun 10, 2020

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