Observation 5073: Hemimycena Singer

When: 2007-11-20

Collection location: Cabin Cove, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

ittiest bittiest little mushroom on oak leaves
ST: 5-40×0.1mm, white, smooth, wiry
CAP: white, 2mm wide, dome, pleated, depressed center, smooth, translucent
FLESH: way too thin to measure
VEIL: none
GILL: white, attached, 10 long ones alternating with 10 short ones that are attached only at the margin
SPORE: you’re kidding right??

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By: Joshua Birkebak (Shua)
2007-11-22 16:28:51 EST (-0500)

How much do you want for it? I am interested…

Hemimycena book
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2007-11-21 16:20:20 EST (-0500)

This book has keys, descriptions and color photos for 35 species of Hemimycena. I have an extra copy for sale if someone is interested.

Antonín, Vladimír and Machiel E. Noordeloos. 2004. A Monograph Of The Genera Hemimycena, Delicatula, Fayodia, Gamundia, Myxomphalia, Resinomycena, Rickenella, and Xeromphalina (Tribus Mycenae sensu Singer, Mycena excluded) In Europe. IHW Verlag, Eching. 279p.

Hemimycena sp.
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2007-11-21 12:00:31 EST (-0500)

No work has been done on these? Imagine that! :)

Hemimycena sp.
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2007-11-21 11:55:45 EST (-0500)

This looks like the classic Hemimycena sp. ‘shroom. I’ve been told that not much work has been done on these, so they are mostly unknown species.

Spore color is white by the way…