Public Description of Mycena sect. Filipedes (Fr.) Quél.

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Name: Mycena sect. Filipedes (Fr.) Quél.
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Basidiomata very small to fairly large. Pileus at first pruinose, glabrescent, typically dry. Lamella-edge always convex. Stipe elongate, narrow, fragile, never viscid, at the base covered with coarsefibrils. Basidiospores ellipsoid, amyloid. Cheilocystidia clavate, obovoid or obpyriform, more or lessdensely covered apically with warts or elongate excrescences. Pleurocystidia if present similar.Hyphae of the pileipellis and of the cortical layer of the stipe diverticulate.

Habitat – on vegetable debris, bark of trees, among grass and on herbs.

A total of twenty five species belonging to this section are known from the United States, Canada,the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Norway, Germany, Algeria, Brazil, the Lesser Antilles,East Africa and Australia.


Description author: Excited delirium [EXD]▼ (Request Authorship Credit)