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Yellow-stemmed mycena

Mycena epipterygia sl, incl. epipterygioides


The sticky cap of the yellow-stemmed mycena grows on a yellow slimy stem. Caps are conic, dark yellow to light olive brown and typically 0.4 to 1 cm in diameter. Gills are adnate, fairly broad, nearly white to yellow. Stems are elastic, 3 to 8 cm, with a slimy surface. Strong yellow at first, fading quickly in sunlight to yellowish white


Saprobic on coniferous wood. Can be found in deciduous and coniferous woods, but it is also found in heather and agrid grasslands.


Spotted in a mixed forest near Gortel, Veluwe, Holland. (sources: see reference)

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Emst, Gelderland, Netherlands

Spotted on Oct 5, 2020
Submitted on Oct 7, 2020

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