Observation 84099: Mycena epipterygia (Scop.) Gray
When: 2011-12-03
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing on dead branches, logs, stumps, in a coniferous forest. Found it in countless places today. Shorter-stemmed than what I was seeing a month ago. Odor the same—-slightly farinaceous. Stem always strong yellow.

Typical spores 9.5-10 × 6.5-7 microns.

Which of the numerous varieties of epipterygia this one is? Maybe we’ll find out later.

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“Cheilocystidia forming a sterile band, embedded in gelatinous matter” [Maas Geesteranus].
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Cheilocystidia
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Cheilocystidia
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Cheilocystidia
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Hyphae of the cortical layer of the stipe (x10 objective).
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Hyphae of the cortical layer of the stipe (x40 objective).
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Hyphae of the cortical layer of the stipe (x40 objective).

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Thank you
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2011-12-04 22:26:43 CST (-0500)
I agree. Great work!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2011-12-04 17:31:42 CST (-0500)
awesome observation!
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-12-04 13:31:12 CST (-0500)

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