Scarlet Waxy Cap

(Hygrocybe punicea)

Conservation Status
Scarlet Waxy Cap
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

not listed

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

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Ecology
 
 

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Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

4, 7, 24, 26, 29, 30, 77.

 
  5/5/2021      
         
 

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Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Fungi (fungi)  
  Subkingdom Dikarya  
  Division Basidiomycota (club fungi)  
  Subdivision Agaricomycotina (jelly fungi, yeasts, and mushrooms)  
  Class Agaricomycetes (mushroom-forming fungi)  
  Subclass Agaricomycetidae  
  Order Agaricales (common gilled mushrooms and allies)  
  Suborder Hygrophorineae  
  Family Hygrophoraceae  
  Subfamily Hygrocyboideae  
  Tribe Hygrocybeae  
  Genus Hygrocybe (waxcaps)  
  Subgenus Pseudohygrocybe  
  Section Coccineae  
  Subsection Coccineae  
       
 

Synonyms

 
  Hygrophorus puniceus  
       
 

Common Names

 
 

Crimson Waxcap

Scarlet Waxy Cap

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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  Angela
9/25/2016

Location: East of Lake Mille Lacs. Malmo Township. 

 

 
  Matt Pariseau
8/31/2016

Location: hwy 18 just west of Garrison, MN

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