Observation 34951: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2010-03-21
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Pileus: 3-4mm in diameter, white with grey brown disk fading to white towards margin, striate from edge of disk to margin, hemispheric, margin slightly undulated, surface finely pruinose.

Stipe: 15-20mm long by 0.5-1mm in diameter. Tapering gradually and slightly enlarged towards the base, transluscent with fine white flocculose tufts, small white basal pad 1.5mm in diameter.

Lamellae: 13-14 with one tier of lamellulae 13-15. White, subdistant to distant, moderately broad and 1-1.5mm wide. Attachment adnexed to narrowly adnate.

Habit/Habitat: Singular or in pairs on rotted twigs. Fruiting on a south facing bank under Kunzea ericoides and Cyathea spp.

Spores: Ellipsoid, 8-9 × 4-5µm. Asperulate. White in deposit.

Cheilocystidia: Diverticulate, 10µm in diameter with 3-8 fingers 8-10µm long.

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exquisite macro details on this one.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-03-21 10:11:59 PDT (-0700)

thanks for your thoroughness.

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