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Hygrocybe conica


Red mushroom, small, and slimy when young, drying quickly when mature or when conditions are dry Bruises black.


coniferous forest


Not edible as may be poisonous. 4 deaths in China are attributed to this beauty, which is often eaten as a hallucinogenic. for another older spotting

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KarenSaxton 8 years ago

One of mine too. I have a better photo from last year sometime in my collection

One of my Favorites! Beautiful Photo.

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Lakeside, Oregon, USA

Lat: 43.58, Long: -124.18

Spotted on Nov 6, 2011
Submitted on Nov 22, 2011

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