Observation 22250: Mycena haematopus (Pers.) P. Kumm.
When: 2009-06-16
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found Growing in a clump and one solitary one on a moss covered log. The logs was in a sunny location not buried in the deep dark woods. The flesh exuded a reddish almost blood colored juice when squished and from the broken stems . This Juice readily stains the skin purplish. David Arora lists it as edible but the taste is very bitter. You would need a lot of them.

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Recognized by sight: Found growing on downed hardwood log.
Used references: Mushroomespert.com David Arora Mushrooms Dymystifyed page 231
Based on microscopic features: spores eliptical about 10 microns amyloid smooth spore print White

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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