Observation 191694: Mycena crocea Maas Geest.
When: 2014-10-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes: -This specimen was associated with the soil, and there was gregarious and scattered growth. In the vicinity of these specimens, there were fallen leaves from hardwoods everywhere.
-There wasn’t a distinctive smell other than the smell of wet dirt because of the previous rainfall.
-The diameter of the pileus was about 1.8 cm in length and 0.5 cm in width.
-The surface of the pileus looked dry and rugose (wrinkled). It also felt somewhat greasy to the touch.
-The pileal margin appeared to be plicate striate.
-The mustard yellow pileus was mostly convex.
-The faint yellow stipe was centrally located. It was measured to be about 9.0 cm in length and 0.2 cm in width.
-When it was cut in half, the stipe was observed to be solid and equal shaped.
-The base was inserted.
-The surface of the stipe felt dry and smooth. It also looked somewhat shiny.
-The light yellow gills were sinuate and even. It appeared to only have one lamallae tier arranged in a regular pattern.
-the specimen didn’t have too much of a volva. Instead, it appeared that towards the base it had some fine roots coming off of it.
-The spore print was white. Under 40x magnification, the smooths looked clear, smooth, and round.

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Smooth, round spores under 40x magnification

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Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest by Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven
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