Observation 12005: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2008-10-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I’m calling this Bolbitius, even though I can’t explain why. It’s way too small (approx. 3mm across cap) to be B. vitanellus (Sunny-side up in Aurora’s Mushrooms Demystified), but otherwise with a flaring white skirtlike cap with yellow prominently umbonate central cap. Gills and stipe white, gills free to adnexed, on well-rotting wood. Did not get spore print.

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With white gills?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-10-05 09:27:38 PDT (-0700)

Don’t think this is a Bolbitius with white gills.

Try Mycena, something like M. aurantiidisca, or M. oregonensis.

Could be Mycena
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-10-05 09:04:04 PDT (-0700)

Your comment is well-taken, Darvin. I’m not arriving at any likely location with Bolbitius. Will probably repost shortly.

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