Possible Hygrophoropsis hypothejus

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Bob Hazell
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Possible Hygrophoropsis hypothejus

Post by Bob Hazell » Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:59 pm

I recently posted several images of fungi seen at Longshaw Estate in Derbyshire. Since then one of the National Trust volunteers (with an interest in fungi) has suggested an identification of one of the images (the first one posted below), namely Hygrophoropsis hypothejus. In the area were several other yellow fungus but it occurs to me they may be the same species. On reflection, although the second image appears to have a yellow cap it does look as if the brown "skin" may be peeling off. I also now understand Hygrophoropsis hypothejus does come in a yellow form. I would welcome thoughts/comments on the identity of both images.
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Re: Possible Hygrophoropsis hypothejus

Post by Flaxton » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:16 am

I would say both of these finds are the same H hypothejus.

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Re: Possible Hygrophoropsis hypothejus

Post by mollisia » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:24 am

Hello,

same opinion from me.
I regularily find fruitbodies with and without brown pigments in the same location.

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Andreas

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Re: Possible Hygrophoropsis hypothejus

Post by Bob Hazell » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:53 pm

Hello both,
Thanks for taking the time to respond and for confirming the identity. It is much appreciated.
Regards,
Bob

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