Observation 27483: Mycena minirubra G.Stev. & G.M.Taylor
When: 2009-10-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On small twigs from Kunzea ericoides and Leptospermum scoparium under tree ferns in native New Zealand bush.
The largest fruit bodies are no more than 5mm in height.

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No lichens,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-10-31 14:20:14 PDT (-0700)

There were no lichens that I could see but it’s possible that there was some minute ones that were barely visible to the naked eye, I’ll keep an eye out next time I find these mushrooms!
Thanks for pointing that out!

Were there lichens nearby?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-10-31 08:12:37 PDT (-0700)

Looks small enough and brightly colored enough to be an Omphalina which is usually half of a lichen, but which will produce a fungus under the right conditions. Abundant small twigs might be such an environment. They can have brilliant colors as well. Either way, great eyes for seeing such small mushrooms!

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