Name: Mycena leaiana
Author: (Berk.) Sacc.
Citation: Berkeley MJ. (1845). London Journal of Botany, vol. 4.
Deprecated Synonyms: Orange Mycena
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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