Hygrocybe oak (Hygrocybe quieta)
- Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
- Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
- Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
- Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
- Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
- Family: Hygrophoraceae (Hygrophoric)
- Genus: Hygrocybe (Hygrocybe)
- Species: Hygrocybe quieta (Hygrocybe oak)
External description The initially conical cap becomes conically spread, 3-5 cm in diameter, mucous in wet weather. Yellow-orange. Rare plates with a yellow-orange tint. Yellowish fleshy flesh with an inexpressive smell and taste. Cylindrical, sometimes curved, smooth, twisted, hollow leg with a diameter of 0.5-1 cm and a height of 2-6 cm. Yellow-orange, sometimes with whitish spots. White spore powder.
Edibility Has no special nutritional value, not poisonous.
Habitat Grows in mixed and deciduous forests, often near oak trees.
Similar species Similar to other hygrocybe of similar colors.