Observation 21174: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2008-07-15

Collection location: Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

No specimen available

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17% (3)
Recognized by sight: extremely small, brightly colored, growing on leaf litter, common and widespread, growing in troops, widely-spaced lammellae, thin fragile stipe, striate pileus
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From the same collection…
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2009-05-27 11:20:01 PDT (-0700)

…comes this:

So now I’m much more inclined to call it a Mycena

My reference for guessing Marasmius,
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2009-05-21 22:58:28 PDT (-0700)

aside from my own intuition, comes from here: http://www.mycokey.com/Ecuador/album/slides/TL-11458.html

you’ll notice that these are one of several Marasmius in a group which all are characterized by “lamellae collected on a collarium, free of the stipe” like this one. Cap shape seems solidly Marasmioid as well. Deep striations, bell shaped. I’m curious why you think it’s Mycena…

Created: 2009-05-19 22:36:28 PDT (-0700)
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