Hygrocybe intermedia    (Pass.) Fayod 

common name(s) : Fibrous Waxcap 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Hygrophoraceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Tricholomatales/Hygrophoraceae [sub-genus:Hygrocybe section:Hygrocybe sub-section:Obrusseae]  

synonyms: Hygrophorus intermedius 
(unconfirmed synonyms: Godfrinia intermedia)  

edibility : discard

potential confusions with  Hygrocybe intermedia toxicity of Hygrocybe intermedia genus Hygrocybe  

The cap is orange-yellow to golden yellow.

its texture is fibrous.

The gills are . The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic.

The fruiting period takes place from September to November.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 5 cm (between 2 and 8 cm)
  height of stem approximately 8 cm (between 6 and 10 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 13 mm (between 9 and 18 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Hygrocybe intermedia is still unreported so far in the forest of Rambouillet, and is quite rare, more generally speaking .

page updated on 14/01/18