Observation 177141: Mycena sect. Sacchariferae
When: 2014-09-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: found fruiting on oak mulch in rich soil underneath old growth live oak, slash pine, and sabal palms. This area ecotones with bald cypress and floods often this time of year.

Proposed Names

2% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
-29% (2)
Used references: Kuo’s Key to Coprinoid Fungi at MushroomExpert.com
55% (1)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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beauty in the eye of the beholder …
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-09-07 12:28:38 EDT (-0400)

this section of Mycena is named for the “sugar crystal” aspect of the caps: sacchar = sugar.
everyone interprets thru their own filters.

I don’t see “sugar crystals”.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-09-07 12:19:48 EDT (-0400)

When I blow up the second photo to huge, the “crystals” look more like miniature cotton balls or dandruff attached to each other by filaments, especially at the apex of the cap.

I agree with Myxomop.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-09-07 11:28:48 EDT (-0400)

your little mycena has those distinctive “sugar crystals” on its cap!

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