Observation 169573: Mycena sect. Longisetae A.H. Sm. ex Maas Geest.
When: 2014-05-15
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Collected as primordia by Sascha Boden (volunteer) and Davide Nicastro (filmmaker) while shooting for the upcoming documentary short:


Subsequently kept in a moisture chamber for ~10 days. FBs photographed as they matured, but would typically wilt within seconds of being removed.

Substrate: veins and petiole of decomposed leaf

Habitat: Habitat: Northwest Andean montane forest (NT0145)

Collectors: S. Boden and D. Nicastro

Collection #: RLC1447

Photomicrography and molecular data forthcoming

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Canon EOS 6D + MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x
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Canon EOS 6D + MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x
1/20 sec, f/16, ISO 400

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AMAZING photography, Danny. Great find.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2016-09-29 21:27:36 CEST (+0200)
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-07-12 15:30:12 CEST (+0200)

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