Observation 45620: Mycena sect. Sacchariferae
When: 2009-12-25
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project near the Shayari Ecolodge.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from la Universidad Central del Ecuador Fungorium.

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45% (2)
Recognized by sight
58% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-06-15 16:41:10 CDT (-0500)

I agree with Dennis wrt the different species. They are both really cool!

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-06-15 14:49:33 CDT (-0500)

Dr. Desjardin gave the impression that these two separate collections which I’ve grouped into a single observation (the first two photos and last two photos) could constitute different species.

Mycena saccharifera sect.
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-05-19 03:38:57 CDT (-0500)

Proper naming of these ephemeral white Mycena is going to take someone with a much more comprehensive understanding of the taxonomy than myself. There is definitely sufficient variation among these to warrant some degree of individual naming. As far as I know, Prof. Desjardin is conducting research on these or has done so in the past.

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