Observation 80173: Hemimycena delectabilis (Peck) Singer

When: 2011-10-19

Collection location: Browns Camp, Tillamook State Forest, Tillamook Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sava Krstic (sava)

Specimen available

Notes:
This little white Mycena is growing in masses, all over the place.

Spores 5-6.5 × 3-4 microns, inamyloid.

Note huge cystidia. Need more precise microscopy to find where exactly they come from.

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Caulocystidia (400x)
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Cystidia from cap or gills (100x)
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Cystidia from cap or gills (100x)
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Proposed Names

-12% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
73% (2)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Substrate fits
Used references: MatchMaker
Based on microscopic features: Spore size is right on. Pleuro/cheilo cystidia are the right shape.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thanks, Drew
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2011-10-21 03:15:27 EDT (-0400)

I can also confirm nitrous odor, though it’s not very strong.

Checked the description and photo in Smith’s book: OK.

Thus, we almost certainly have Hemimycena delectabilis here. Thanks!

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