Observation 218121: Mycena leptocephala (Pers.) Gillet
When: 2015-09-29
Who: skraemer13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found on nice patch of landscaping near sidewalk. A whole troop of young ones on partially decayed ivy and humus-y substrate. Maintenance crew clearly not drought-concious, but reaping the benefits.

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-52% (1)
Recognized by sight: Hygrophgorous striated pileus, pallid white gills, fragile stipe.
Used references: Arora, “Mushrooms Demystified”
Based on microscopic features: Faintly amyloid spores, dextrinoid tissue
56% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Another species to compare it to; with the dark caps and urban habitat.

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Created: 2015-10-07 23:08:39 PDT (-0700)
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