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Observation 75193: Mycena overholtzii (Site ID) (Mycena overholtsii)

When: 2011-08-28

Collection location: Hardscrabble Mountain, Eagle Co., Colorado, USA [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

No specimen available

Found in mixed conifer forest (Lodgepole Pine, Spruce, Fir) at ~9500 ft.

Collected for the 4th Annual Eagle Mushroom Festival


Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: woodrotting habit, fuzzy feet, pale upper and dark lower stipes, boring gray striate caps, at elevation, usually on wet wood near snowmelt.

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if snowmelt
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-10-03 14:18:19 CDT (-0400)

is any degree of diagnostic for this species, M. overholtsii this is not. Looks like this one missed the microscopy train as well…