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Small mushroom growing on a piece of bark/wood. Color of pileus (cap) is deep pink to peach. Texture of pileus is slightly moist and smooth. Gills are a light peach to pink color. They are slightly decurrent with lamellulae and cross-veins present. Stipe is smooth and is a shiny pink shade. The mycena genus primarily contains small saprotrophic fungi.
Growing on bark/wood in a dense mixed hardwood/pine forest. Northwest Georgia. Nearby oaks.
My closest ID for this is Mycena haematopus, however, I cannot confirm as I did not test for "bleeding" by breaking this specimen's stem.
Lat: 34.58, Long: -84.69
Spotted on Dec 3, 2017
Submitted on Dec 7, 2017