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Bleeding Mycena

Mycena haemotopus


Growing on dead wood on the floor of a mixed, mesophytic forest.


Also known as Bleeding Fairy Helmet or Burgundydrop Bonnet. The "bleeding" in the common name refers to a thick, red fluid that exudes when the flesh is cut or broken.

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West Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.73, Long: -80.36

Spotted on Sep 7, 2008
Submitted on Dec 13, 2013

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