Observation 192056: Mycena haematopus (Pers.) P. Kumm.

When: 2014-11-25

Collection location: Sam Houston National Forest, Montgomery Co., Texas, USA [Click for map]

Who: brico2223

No specimen available

Location: New Waverly, Texas
Habitat: Sam Houston National Forest
Habit: growing off a decaying log in clusters
Pileus Size: averaging 2.1 cm
Pileus Color: brownish with a red-purple hue, darker in the center
Pileus Surface: dry and dull
Stipe Surface: smooth
Pileal Surface: radially fibrillose
Pileus Margin: plicate striate
Pileal Shape: conic
Gill Attachment: closely attached
Gill Margin: even
Gills/Lamellae: >1mm apart
Odor/Taste: not distinctive
Latex: N/A
Gill Color: pale purple
Gill Length: 1
Location of Stipe:
Stipe Surface:
Annulus: no annulus
Stipe Shape: even
Stipe Content: solid
Stipe Color: dark maroon
Stipe Length: 4.3 cm
Stipe Width: 0.2 cm
Stipe Base: caespitose
Volva Type: no volva

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Recognized by sight: The ex situ photos look like Laccaria

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Mixed up Pictures
By: brico2223
2014-12-12 19:18:39 CST (-0500)

I accidently uploaded pictures of a different mushroom, however I did have to sequence the DNA for a mycology class and it is in fact Mycena haematopus

Created: 2014-12-06 14:43:51 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2014-12-12 19:16:23 CST (-0500)
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