Observation 47074: Mycena sect. Sacchariferae Kühner ex Singer

When: 2009-12-25

Collection location: Shayari, Cascales, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

Notes: Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project near the Shayari Ecolodge.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from la Universidad Central del Ecuador Fungorium.

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Somewhere in Mycena sect. saccharifera
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-06-17 21:09:02 CDT (-0400)

but not necessarily M. spinosissima, according to one of the foremost authorities on the group. The lack of a strong conical pileus and its adorning spines was sufficiently suspect to give these two photos their own observation, whereas before they were grouped with a positively identified M. spinosissima elsewhere in the reserve.

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