Observation 79574: Mycena pusilla A.H. Sm.
When: 2011-10-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Spores 8-10 × 4-5 microns. Basidia 4-spored; couldn’t measure mature ones, the immature were about 20 × 8 microns. Cheilocystidia 25 × 10 microns. No pleurocystidia.

Very good match with the description in Smith.

Species Lists

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174894
174895
174896
174897
315107
Cehilocystidia.
315108
Cheilocystidia: sterile band, fingers projecting.
315109
Cheilocystidia.
315110
Cheilocystidia.
315111
Stipitipellis: diverticulate hyphae.
315112
Stipitipellis: terminal cell.
315113
Caulocystidia.
315114
Caulocystidia.
315115
Pileipellis.
315116
Pileipellis: “Hyphae […] much branched rather than diverticulate, forming dense and intricate clusters, the narrower side-branches showing a tendency to become gelatinized” [Maas G].
315117
Basidia.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
FMR
25% (1)
Recognized by sight: with pink stains and overall coloration
Based on microscopic features: But observed spore size too small
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thanks, Martin
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2011-10-15 23:49:22 COT (-0500)

The shot turned out nicer than I expected. With Mycenas, I’m still struggling just to get them in focus.

Nice photo #1 sava!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-10-15 18:05:41 COT (-0500)

clear discs over a green carpet

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