Observation 57363: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2010-10-23
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: SW corner of Mission and Locust St.

With Birch in mossy soil.

Very small, strongly striate, odor when crushed distinctly alkaline (I think of bean sprouts).

Spores amyloid. All hyphae of cap and stipe surface densely covered in short, spiny excrescences.
Spores ~ 8 × 5 microns

Cheilocystidia globose, covered in the same short, spiny excrescences.


Copyright © 2010 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2010 Christian F. Schwarz
Copyright © 2010 Christian F. Schwarz

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-10-29 23:07:59 CDT (-0400)

Matches the description here rather well. Not totally unthinkable under a planted birch with other European species?


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