Observation 52641: Mycena (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2010-09-12

Collection location: Mount Hood, Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sava Krstic (sava)

No specimen available

This group of tiny mushrooms was growing on ground (if I remember well) at the edge of a trail in a coniferous forest. The rather intense blue staining was on them before we picked them. The spore print is white.



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Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight: a lignicolus (often on buried wood), small, blue-tinged Mycena esp. at the base. never seen the caps so blue before. perhaps, perhaps not.

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By: Hunter hunter
2014-03-09 03:36:09 -05 (-0500)
Bluing mycena are intriguing. It’s a strange feeling finding them. Try going back after a single day without rain and they are gone, But the normal mycena will still be perfectly healthy. At least in my experience.

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