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Observation 239061: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2016-05-18

Collection location: Seven Tubs Natural Area, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

White spore print.

Smash mount of gill material in Congo red produced free-floating cystidia.

In dry moss.

Until I examined these more closely, I thought they were an Entoloma.

Resembles photos of M. atroalboides.


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Based on microscopic features: M. atroalboides has different (roughened) cheilocystidia.

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