Observation 21900: Mycena subcaerulea (Peck) Sacc.

When: 2009-06-08

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

A pretty blue Mycena growing on a fallen log.

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Recognized by sight
27% (1)
Recognized by sight: Whole stem pubescent – the only blue Mycena I know anyway..
85% (1)
Recognized by sight: Mycena amicta is a western species in North america

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Can’t argue
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-06-10 18:03:58 AEST (+1000)

against subcaerulea, since it is an american species.. but amicta is known from Europe too, so there’s no reason to beleive that it’s restricted to the western part of North America.
Checking spores makes it easy to tell them apart, in subcaerulea globose to subglobose, in amicta narrower.

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