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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Hygrophoraceae: Hygrocybe conica (Schaeff.) P. Kumm., 1871

Hygrocybe conica – Blackening waxcap

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

Common name: blackening waxcap.

Russian name: Gigrotsibe konicheskaya.

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 actually be a complex of closely related and similar species.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Conical wax cap mushroom (<B>Hygrocybe conica</B>) near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-03.htm">September 3, 2016</A>
LinkConical wax cap mushroom (Hygrocybe conica) near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 3, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос
Close up of conical wax cap mushroom (<B>Hygrocybe conica</B>) near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-03.htm">September 3, 2016</A>
LinkClose up of conical wax cap mushroom (Hygrocybe conica) near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 3, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос
Conical wax cap mushrooms (<B>Hygrocybe conica</B>) near a forest road near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-03.htm">September 3, 2016</A>
LinkConical wax cap mushrooms (Hygrocybe conica) near a forest road near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 3, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос
Close up of some orange waxcap mushrooms, may be <B>Hygrocybe conica</B>, near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-03.htm">September 3, 2016</A>
LinkClose up of some orange waxcap mushrooms, may be Hygrocybe conica, near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 3, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Приморский район, муниципальный округ Лахта-Ольгино
Close up of a conical wax cap mushroom (<B>Hygrocybe conica</B>) near Dibuny, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-07.htm">September 7, 2016</A>
LinkClose up of a conical wax cap mushroom (Hygrocybe conica) near Dibuny, west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 7, 2016

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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