Observation 22138: Mycena rutilantiformis (Murrill) Murrill
When: 2009-06-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: At first I thought these mushrooms were Psathyrella. They are very fragile with hollow stems. Found growing in a little cluster on a rotting hardwood branch. Spore print white!

Proposed Names

26% (2)
Recognized by sight: siimilar to Mycena leaiana in all but color.
29% (1)
Used references: As per Andreas below
61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: marginate gill edge, paler stipe

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Stipe color
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-03-06 21:41:17 PST (-0800)

stark white stipes on these, yellow in many other of the online photos of this species.
Check out M. lammiensis for a sweet European member of the section Calodontes

looks like a Mycena sp.
By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2009-06-14 10:17:24 PDT (-0700)

or may be a Hydropus? It should have cystidia and the cuticule structure would also be important. Spores amyloid?

Created: 2009-06-14 07:55:44 PDT (-0700)
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