Observation 47074: Mycena sect. Sacchariferae Kühner ex Singer

When: 2009-12-25

Collection location: Shayari, Cascales, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

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

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

Proposed Names

-21% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Dr. Dennis E. Desjardin of San Francisco State University

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
Somewhere in Mycena sect. saccharifera
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-06-17 18:09:02 PDT (-0700)

but not necessarily M. spinosissima, according to one of the foremost authorities on the group. The lack of a strong conical pileus and its adorning spines was sufficiently suspect to give these two photos their own observation, whereas before they were grouped with a positively identified M. spinosissima elsewhere in the reserve.

Created: 2010-06-17 18:06:10 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2011-10-25 10:07:54 PDT (-0700)
Viewed: 57 times, last viewed: 2018-02-26 06:04:52 PST (-0800)
Show Log