No Common Name Mycena niveipes (Murrill) Murrill 1916  

Status:

Scattered or groups on well-decayed stumps or hardwood logs (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Description:

Cap: Grayish-brown (white in age); smooth; convex to broadly conical; margin faintly lined; often has odor of bleach. Gills: Pale; close. Stalk: Silvery-gray to white with tiny whitish fibers; lower portion may discolor brown; white mycelium at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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The mature cap showing the striated margin of Mycena niveipes in Howard Co., Maryland (10/6/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

The immature fruiting body of Mycena niveipes in Howard Co., Maryland (10/6/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

The gills and upper stalk of Mycena niveipes in Howard Co., Maryland (10/6/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

The entire fruiting body of a Mycena niveipes in Howard Co., Maryland (10/6/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from Mycena niveipes in Howard Co., Maryland (10/6/2016). Elliptical, smooth; measured 8.4-9.7 x 5.8-6.7 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Cystidium of Mycena niveipes fruiting bodies in Howard Co., Maryland (10/6/2016). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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