Observation 18630: Mycena pura (Pers.) P. Kumm.
When: 2009-02-19
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I found two of these, one a pair, one in moss on a log, the other in leaf debris. Both were in moist area by stream in Nothofagus pumilio forest. Spores looked white at 20×. Gills are very notched but clearly attached. Fragile. The center of the stipe contained a lot of clear viscous fluid.

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75% (2)
Recognized by sight
53% (1)
Recognized by sight: Quite common in Lenga forests
79% (1)
Recognized by sight: Quite common in Lenga forests

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By: Dave in NE PA
2009-02-19 20:03:07 CST (-0500)

I just removed my “Collybioid” comment, as Prunulus purus sounds like a much better guess. Roody mentions the decurrent tooth aspect to the gills, and B/B/F lists the stalks as hollow.

By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-19 19:42:39 CST (-0500)

IF lists Mycena pura as the current taxon, rather than Prunulus purus, though according to Nathan’s note Else mentioned P. purus as current about 2 years ago. Anyone know the full story?

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