Observation 57185: Macrocystidia cucumis (Pers.) Joss.
When: 2010-10-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: The stipe was so slippery I could barely pick it. Smelled like cucumber.

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By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2010-10-28 13:40:20 CDT (-0400)

The keys lead me to cucumis as well as mycena, just can’t let go on how slippery the stem was. Mycena descriptions I have read categorize sometimes by the cucumber smell and the slippery stem.

I cannot imagine what else it would be
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2010-10-28 13:26:42 CDT (-0400)

With that look and scent. Maybe something closely related.

Possibly, but…
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2010-10-28 13:23:46 CDT (-0400)

The description of Macrocystidia cucumis includes a dry stem (even described as velvety) , not a slippery one.

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