Observation 5571: Mycena californiensis (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Sacc.
When: 2007-12-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: stipe bleeds red

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Recognized by sight: red-brown on live oak duff.

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Probably Mycena californiensis
By: Michael Wood (mykoweb)
2007-12-21 17:09:18 CST (-0500)

I suspect this is Mycena californiensis, which usually grows in oak duff. Mycena sanguinolenta is usually associated with conifers. Microscopically the cheilocystidia are distinct. Both exude a reddish latex from the stipe when cut.

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