Observation 29731: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2009-12-07
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Note the bright blue basal tomentum! (Remained blue when dried)

Lamellae not dark-marginate.

Growing on exposed redwood roots hanging from the wall of a sinkhole on center campus.

Spores: Inamyloid, 6.8 × 4.0 microns, Q = 1.7
Narrow-ellipsoid to cylindric, to broadly ellipsoid. Size and shape quite variable.

Pileipellis entangled cutis, with some erect elements. Mostly thin elements, but some inflated, not diverticulate, occasionally knobbed. Obscurely and sparsely clamped.

Caulocystidia at stipe apex up to 207 microns long, 9.7 microns thick, long, sinuous, non-diverticulate, not septate or sometimes once basally, no clamps.


Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2009 Christian F. Schwarz

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Recognized by sight: Tiny, striate, white-spored

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there is another name…
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-02 21:09:53 PDT (-0700)

that is also European that should be considered M. cyanorhiza


Problem is the inamyloid, elongate spores.
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2009-12-07 17:36:20 PST (-0800)

But even so, I hadn’t considered that one. Good suggestion!

By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2009-12-07 17:20:10 PST (-0800)
Bright blue basal mycelium!
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2009-12-07 15:54:34 PST (-0800)

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