Observation 3753: Mycena subcaerulea (Peck) Sacc.
When: 2001-08-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Photos by doo. Used with permission.

Identified by the white spore print and blue reaction which occurred several minutes after the mushrooms were picked.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:17 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘central North Carolina’ to ‘Central North Carolina, USA

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Copyright © 2001 doo
Photos by doo. Used with permission.
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Copyright © 2001 doo
Photos by doo. Used with permission.
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Copyright © 2001 doo
Photos by doo. Used with permission.

Proposed Names

55% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: M. subcaerulea is a bluing Mycena that is common on the east coast.
9% (3)
Recognized by sight: I’ve found several Mycena subcaerulea and have never seen a bluing reaction.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: wikipedia took your photos and called it this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mycena_cyanorrhiza)

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

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a little more info
By: Brent (doo)
2010-08-07 20:28:16 CDT (-0500)

I found this species only twice,at 2 different times, in 2 different locations, about 300 yards apart, in a mixed forest. They were growing from decaying hardwood logs.And a few blued seconds after I picked them.Wish I had a better camera back then.

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