Yellow-stalked Mycena Mycena epipterygia (Scopoli) Gray  

Status:

Found scattered in coniferous or hardwood forests.

Description:

Cap: Yellowish to grayish-pink; convex with umbo; grooved margin in age. Gills: Yellowish/white; subdistant. Stalk: Initially bright yellow, (fades with age); hollow; coarse hairs at base. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 8 records in the project database.

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Yellow-stalked Mycena fruiting bodies in Howard Co., Maryland (1/19/2017). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-stalked Mycena (caps and gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/23/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-stalked Mycena (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (11/23/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Yellow-stalked Mycena in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/10/2018). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Yellow-stalked Mycena in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/10/2018). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Yellow-stalked Mycena in Prince George's Co., Maryland (11/10/2018). Determined by Bob and Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Yellow-stalked Mycena spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (1/19/2017). Teardrop-shaped, smooth; measured 7.6-8.3 X 4.3-4.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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