Observation 45643: Mycena leaiana (Berk.) Sacc.
When: 2010-05-18
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

55% (1)
Recognized by sight: Orange color, bright yellow stipe, lignicolous, striate. Possibly M. leaiana
91% (2)
Recognized by sight: bright orange gills w/red margins, fuzzy feet, on wood: not a hygrocybe!(tho i can see where you might think that at first with this little mushroom’s spectacular color!)

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By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-05-19 18:09:18 CDT (-0400)

I have read on mushroomexpert.com that some species grow on wood, such as Hygrocybe miniata.

Just sayin :)

Not on wood.
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2010-05-19 18:03:59 CDT (-0400)

Hygrocybes don’t grow on wood, you won’t find then there. Orange on wood is more Mycena (in the eastern North America), Crysomphalina, Xeromphalina and such.

Mycena sp. more likely
By: Anna Gerenday (AGerenday)
2010-05-19 17:38:17 CDT (-0400)

Mycena leaiana (Berk.) Sacc.

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