Notes:
Growing caespitose on a decorticated Quercus alba. Not staining. Did not exude a “juice”. Odor slightly pungent but otherwise not distinctive. Caps slightly greasy. Stems hollow. Taste farinose and very slightly bitter. Cheilocystidia clavate to irregularly shaped, 6 to 9 µm wide (measured 7). Spores smooth and amyloid. Spore measurements from Piximetre: (6.8) 6.9 – 8.3 (8.6) × (4.9) 4.93 – 6.1 (6.2) µm, Q = 1.3 – 1.5 (1.6); N = 24, Me = 7.6 × 5.5 µm; Qe = 1.4
Individual spores: 7.61 × 5.07 µm, 6.94 × 4.97 µm, 6.77 × 4.93 µm, 8.51 × 6.18 µm, 7.69 × 6.03 µm, 7.60 × 5.83 µm, 7.21 × 5.38 µm, 7.77 × 5.02 µm, 7.36 × 5.11 µm, 7.31 × 5.13 µm, 7.55 × 5.76 µm, 6.94 × 4.94 µm, 8.60 × 6.10 µm, 8.00 × 6.09 µm, 8.32 × 5.56 µm, 7.93 × 5.11 µm, 7.40 × 5.63 µm, 6.80 × 4.93 µm, 8.01 × 5.92 µm, 7.28 × 4.93 µm, 7.71 × 5.74 µm, 7.52 × 5.03 µm, 7.73 × 6.14 µm, 7.72 × 5.74 µm

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Cheilocystidia in Melzer’s at 400x
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Cheilocystidia in Melzer’s at 400x
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Spores in Melzer’s at 400x

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Keyed this out
By: Django Grootmyers (heelsplitter)
2018-01-16 23:15:20 PST (-0800)

… in “North American Species of Mycena” and on mushroomexpert.com and Mycena inclinata was a pretty good match.