Observation 20371: Agaricales sensu lato

Caps were about 10mm across and the large colony was surviving on the cut end of a large fallen log. The area was extremely wet. The mantles were almost transparent when the light shone on them. They were about 15-20mm in height.


Copyright © 2009 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia
Copyright © 2009 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia
This image only has some areas sharp but it does show the distinctive gill arrangement.

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Noah, I have learnt the hard way too. If I am the slightest bit unsure, I retreat to my den of iniquity and watch and listen and wait. Then sometimes I still make the wrong decision. But, I am learning, even if it is ever so slowly. Thanks for the input. It is always welcome.

It’s not M. candidus
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-04-18 23:32:42 CDT (-0400)

and probably not a _Marasmiellus or Marasmius.
I did find the Gates/Noordeloos paper online
See page 47, plate 31…

But as far as I’m willing to go is fungi sp.

White Mycena

Noah, Your suggestion put me on the right path. I did find the reference to several Mycena (Mycena sp) and one group do fit the image and description in Bruce Fuhrer’s Reference. Thanks again, kk

Some suggestions
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-04-17 20:10:49 CDT (-0400)

first thought was a Xeromphalina but the stipe doesn’t look right… There is also a Entoloma that Gates and Noordeloos described from Tasmania Entoloma austrorhodocalyx that looks very similar.
Maybe it’s a Mycena, Australia has some decurrent gilled mycenas…