Observation 175014: Mycena rutilantiformis (Murrill) Murrill
When: 2014-08-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: In leaf litter.

Spores elliptical with 1.8 < Q < 2.0.

Colors in photos close to true, except stipe was a bit more yellow than in the photos.

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It’s like I have…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-08-23 14:14:44 PDT (-0700)

a mental block about this mushroom.

For the past 24 hours I have been thinking that I should know what this is. But I just couldn’t dig a name out of my memory. A few years ago, at NEMF, people were finding these on the one foray, and I told them all the mushrooms were Psathyrella conissans. I was later made aware of the error. Since then, I have experienced reoccurring confusion regarding the identity of Mycena rutilantiformis.

Thanks Eva. I guess I was due for another therapy session :-)

Created: 2014-08-23 12:44:55 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-08-23 14:08:08 PDT (-0700)
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