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Mycena Nargan

Mycena Nargan

Description:

Dark cap speckling with white scales on the caps and stems of young specimens. The gills are pale and the stem light brown to grey-brown. The speckles can dissapear with age

Habitat:

On dead wood in wet areas of native forests and woodlands dead wood under the soil also.

Notes:

Mycena nargan, commonly known as the Nargan's bonnet, is a species of fungus in the Mycenaceae family, and the sole member of the section Nargan in the genus Mycena The only way to distinguish this dark, bell-shaped Bonnet from other dark-capped species is by the speckling of white scales on the caps and stems of young specimens

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CharliePrice
Spotted by
CharliePrice

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -41.43, Long: 147.15

Spotted on Apr 28, 2016
Submitted on May 3, 2016

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