Observation 21248: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2009-05-20

Collection location: Edgewood Blue, Wells Gray region, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

CAP 40 mm wide, smooth, possibly viscid (they were semi-frozen and covered with snow), not hygrophanous, pileipellis very thin cutis with inflated cells just beneath grading downward into typical loose large interwoven hyphae, a few clamps visible
GILLS decurrent, pale buff, no pleurocystidia, a few bowling-pin-shaped cheilocystidia, hymenium quite thick
SPORES print slightly creamy white, smooth, elliptical, ~5 × 3 µm

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: How to Identify Mushrooms to Genus VI, Modern Genera.
Based on microscopic features

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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