Observation 80173: Hemimycena delectabilis (Peck) Singer
When: 2011-10-19
Herbarium specimen reported
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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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-13% (2)
Recognized by sight
73% (2)
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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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!

Created: 2011-10-21 01:49:58 EDT (-0400)
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