Observation 175175: Mycena haematopus (Pers.) P. Kumm.
When: 2014-08-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Saprobic, on decaying, moist log in mixed forest. The largest cap was 1&1/2 to 2 inches in width with both larger specimens having dual, and to some degree, intertwining stipe.

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The split stems
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-08-24 20:13:14 PDT (-0700)

look really cool! But I think that’s more of a goofy environmental effect than a taxonomically relevant characteristic.

Are you sure the cap was >= 1.5 inches? That is technically within the range in this species description, but from the photos they do look smaller than that to me…

Thanks Jacob
By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2014-08-24 18:33:17 PDT (-0700)

I’ve added more of a description, and wonder if this still fits M. haematopus. I’ve never seen this type, this large, with the intertwining stems.

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