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Burgandy Bonnet

Mycena_haematopus

Description:

Small reddish conical mushrooms on a piece of wood lying next to a manure pile

Notes:

They changed in 3 days enough to be a whole different mushroom - see last two photos. The very last photo is true to color for their color change

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8 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 10 years ago

And thank you for the common name. That's perfect!

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 10 years ago

yep, definitly. so pale have i them also in the book (sadly not as internet-reference. Now they have their distuingishable white band at the edge of the cap. He released red milky juice when cut or picked. I use "eol" mostly just for the taxa and common names: Burgundydrop Bonnet.- thats one common name for this mycena ( http://eol.org/pages/188309/overview ). Another interesting detail: This mycena is often visited/infected by the "bonnet mold" spinellus fusiger (which i also find very cool). Thanks for your sharing, first time i saw the young M. haematopus. This is a big enrichment for my "knowledge".nice pictures , fantastic spot.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 10 years ago

updated photo

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 10 years ago

They are now a pale tan with only a tinge of pink that is picked up by the camera, but not the human eye. As I said, will upload later

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

have a glazed look and lovely pink.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 10 years ago

Thanks! You made me think to go check them again and get a second picture. They've changed hugely. Will post the additional photos later - here for comparison and as a second spotting, which they almost are. I"m thinking I have the id too

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 10 years ago

thats. whoa cool. look as some sort of mycena. when you dont find the id , i will look by again (i have seen something like those, but where !!)

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 10 years ago

Great spotting! They looked like strawberries in the thumbnail.

KarenSaxton
Spotted by
KarenSaxton

Lakeside, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Nov 22, 2011
Submitted on Nov 23, 2011

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