Observation 68102: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2011-05-25
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Hello Shroomers,

Sorry for having my first post as a request, but it is my first time hunting mushrooms and we made an interesting find. It was a lone mushroom, but it wasn’t in a group or anything.

Habitat:
Woods in the Pacific Northwest (Puget Sound area). Found it growing out from under a log.

Gills:
The gills are whitish-grey and free.

Stem:
3-4 inches long, diameter may only be a few millimeters (2-3), white at the bottom and top, darker in the middle, smooth, I can’t tell if it’s hollow or not since it’s so thin.

Cap:
1/2 to 3/4 inches across, started out as a light rimmed that went to a dark grey as approached the center. Now that it has dried a little, it has turned more brown/tan. It is semi-smooth (a couple ridges/bumps radially out from center), conical.

Spore print color:
IN PROGRESS!!

Bruising:
Dot in center of cone, is a dark spot.

Thank you guys so much! I hope to be posting more finds soon, and definitely as autumn approaches.

Proposed Names

84% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

Comments

Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2011-05-25 18:19:43 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2011-05-25 18:21:10 EDT (-0400)
Viewed: 38 times, last viewed: 2016-11-11 21:28:47 EST (-0500)
Show Log