Name: Mycena leaiana (Berk.) Sacc.
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Alan Rockefeller, Robert Sasata

Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Mycena leaiana

Author: (Berk.) Sacc.

Citation: Berkeley MJ. (1845). London Journal of Botany, vol. 4.

Deprecated Synonyms: Orange Mycena

Classification:

Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Mycenaceae

Genus: Mycena

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Brief Description:

Cap: 1-4 cm wide, convex to bell-shaped, smooth, shiny, sticky, hygrophanous, bright orange to red-orange, fading when dry or when old. Color is water soluble and the cap becomes yellowish white after rainy periods. Cap margin often striated.
Gills: adnexed, close, pick-orange with deeper orange-red gill edges.
Stem: 3-7 cm long by 2-4 mm thick; sticky, smooth, concolorous with cap, slightly hairy towards base.
Spore print: white.
Edibility: unclear. Some sources say edible, others not sure.

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Created: 2007-01-09 21:03:45 PST (-0800) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
Last modified: 2016-12-13 15:36:57 PST (-0800) by Robert Sasata (Sasata)
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