Blue Mycena Mycena subcaerulea (Peck) Saccardo  

Status:

Found in singles or in small groups on decaying hardwood leaves and debris.

Description:

Pale blue or gray-brown with marginal band; grooved margin; light gills; thin stalk finely pubescent (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 4 records in the project database.

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Blue Mycena (side view of cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena (top of cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/18/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Blue Mycena specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Nearly round, smooth; measured 7.2-8.0 X 6.3-6.9 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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