Common Mycena Mycena galericulata (Scopoli) Gray  

Description:

Cap: Dirty tan/brown; bell-shaped with prominent umbo; margin with veil remnants; wrinkled to radially lined. Gills: Whitish/grayish/pinkish; edges serrated in age. Stalk: Light above, dark below; equal, hollow, may be twisted; white mycelium at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary or groups on decaying hardwood stumps/logs (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Common Mycena (cluster of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Common Mycena (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/8/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Common Mycena spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (10/8/2015). Elliptical, smooth; measured 7.7-8.6 X 5.5-5.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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