Observation 10349: Mycena albicolor Smith

When: 2008-09-01

Collection location: Schmitz Preserve Park, Seattle, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)

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Might be Hemimycena?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-09-02 16:12:16 CDT (-0500)

If the spore were not amyloid (and with smooth spores that can be somewhat uncertain to tell), then also take a look at Hemimycena. I usually dismiss these small all white guys as Hemimycena, but I’m willing to learn about a tiny white Mycena that looks like same.

M. albicolor…
By: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)
2008-09-02 14:23:39 CDT (-0500)

The spores did not seem particularly amyloid but it can be hard to tell in some of these mycenas… I was also using my home scope which is not the best in the world! It did match up with albicolor perfectly but tiny little white mycenas can be quite cryptic!

By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-09-02 14:14:16 CDT (-0500)

Can you post the features that you saw here? Photos or such? These look more like Hemimycena perhaps. Did you seen the spores as amyloid?

Created: 2008-09-02 01:40:15 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2008-09-02 01:40:15 CDT (-0500)
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