Observation 22138: Mycena rutilantiformis (Murrill) Murrill

When: 2009-06-12

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

At first I thought these mushrooms were Psathyrella. They are very fragile with hollow stems. Found growing in a little cluster on a rotting hardwood branch. Spore print white!

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26% (2)
Recognized by sight: siimilar to Mycena leaiana in all but color.
29% (1)
Used references: As per Andreas below
61% (2)
Recognized by sight: marginate gill edge, paler stipe

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Stipe color
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-03-06 23:41:17 CST (-0600)

stark white stipes on these, yellow in many other of the online photos of this species.
Check out M. lammiensis for a sweet European member of the section Calodontes

looks like a Mycena sp.
By: Andreas Gminder (mollisia)
2009-06-14 12:17:24 CDT (-0500)

or may be a Hydropus? It should have cystidia and the cuticule structure would also be important. Spores amyloid?

Created: 2009-06-14 09:55:44 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2012-03-06 23:27:40 CST (-0600)
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