Observation 3753: Mycena subcaerulea (Peck) Sacc.

When: 2001-08-20

Collection location: central North Carolina, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Notes:
Photos by doo. Used with permission.

Identified by the white spore print and blue reaction which occurred several minutes after the mushrooms were picked.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:17 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘central North Carolina’ to ‘Central North Carolina, USA’

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Copyright © 2001 doo
Photos by doo. Used with permission.
Copyright © 2001 doo
Photos by doo. Used with permission.
Copyright © 2001 doo
Photos by doo. Used with permission.

Proposed Names

55% (3)
Recognized by sight: M. subcaerulea is a bluing Mycena that is common on the east coast.
9% (3)
Recognized by sight: I’ve found several Mycena subcaerulea and have never seen a bluing reaction.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: wikipedia took your photos and called it this (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mycena_cyanorrhiza)

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Comments

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a little more info
By: Brent (doo)
2010-08-08 13:28:16 NZST (+1200)

I found this species only twice,at 2 different times, in 2 different locations, about 300 yards apart, in a mixed forest. They were growing from decaying hardwood logs.And a few blued seconds after I picked them.Wish I had a better camera back then.

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