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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae: Hygrocybe conica (Schaeff.) P.Kumm.

Hygrocybe conica – blackening waxcap

Synonyms: Agaricus conicus, Agaricus dentatus, Agaricus tristis, Bolbitius dentatus, Godfrinia conica, Hygrocybe chloroides, Hygrocybe cinereifolia, Hygrocybe conicopalustris, Hygrocybe nigrescens, Hygrocybe olivaceonigra, Hygrocybe pseudoconica, Hygrocybe riparia, Hygrocybe trista, Hygrocybe tristis, Hygrophorus conicopalustris, Hygrophorus conicus, Hygrophorus nigrescens, Hygrophorus olivaceoniger, Hygrophorus tristis.

Common names: blackening waxcap, Witch's Hat.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Hygrocybe conica, commonly known as the witch's hat, conical wax cap or conical slimy cap, is a colourful member of the genus Hygrocybe (the waxcaps), found across northern Europe and North America. Originally described as Hygrophorus conicus, it may be a complex of closely related and similar species.

Catalan: Pixeconill, Chinese: 錐形濕傘, Dutch: Zwartwordende wasplaat, Finnish: Kartiovahakas, Georgian: ვირის ჯიმლა, German: Kegeliger Saftling, Hungarian: Feketedő nedűgomba, Japanese: アカヤマタケ, Lithuanian: Kūginė guotenė, Polish: Wilgotnica czerniejąca, Romanian: Pălăria vrăjitoarei, Russian: Гигроцибе коническая, Swedish: Toppvaxing, Ukrainian: Гігроцибе конічна.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Witch's hat mushroom (conic waxycap, <B>Hygrocybe conica</B>, Hygrophorus conicus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-11-12.htm">November 12, 2013</A>
LinkWitch's hat mushroom (conic waxycap, Hygrocybe conica, Hygrophorus conicus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 12, 2013
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Blackening waxcap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe conica</B>) on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Richards. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-03.htm">November 3, 2019</A>
LinkBlackening waxcap mushrooms (Hygrocybe conica) on Sand Branch Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest near Richards. Texas, November 3, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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