Observation 122049: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2013-01-03
(35.5618° -84.2329° 259m)

Notes: Margin not striate, could be something other than Mycena? Several fruitbodies, found singly, always up on the base of Fraxinus americana (White Ash).

Spores smooth, amyloid, (hyaline in KOH), broadly eliptical.

Proposed Names

64% (4)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: White spore print, clean white gills, hollow stipe
30% (2)
Recognized by sight
-31% (4)
Recognized by sight
5% (3)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
30% (2)
Recognized by sight

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I don’t think I would describe the cap as papillate
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-01-03 15:43:04 PST (-0800)

I think this is a Mycena now for sure, I had doubted the ID because the cap was not striate but microscopy suggests Mycena (tissues in the gill trama are amyloid, spores are amyloid). I will upload those photos.

Do I see a papilla there?
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-01-03 15:30:18 PST (-0800)
White spored
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-01-03 13:17:34 PST (-0800)

Not Pluteus

Created: 2013-01-03 12:17:37 PST (-0800)
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