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Description type:Original description 
Description:Hydrocybe californica Murrill, sp. nov. Pileus conic, cuspidate, gregarious, 5 cm. broad; surface orange or reddish, smooth, glabrous, decidedly viscid, not blackening on drying, margin somewhat lobed, concolorous; context very thin; lamellae adnate, yellow or nearly white, rather broad and distant; spores ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline, 9-12 x 6-8 µm; stipe thick, equal, concolorous, hollow, smooth, glabrous, somewhat viscid, 7-9 cm. long, about 1 cm. thick.
Type collected under an oak at Berkeley, California, January 20, 1914, L. S. Smith 413 (herb. N. Y. Bot. Gard.).
Habitat; On the ground under oaks and redwoods.
Distribution: California.
 
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