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mycena pseudocorticola

mycena pseudocorticola

Description:

----Species =Mycena pseudocorticola ----Cap =Conical, expanding with age, greyish to brownish, radially lined, to about 1 cm across ----Gills =Adnate, broad, pale grey ----Stem =Slender, equal, concolorous with the cap ----Flesh =Fragile, pale, ----Smell =Indistinct ----Taste =Indistinct ----Spore Print =Pale cream -----Microscopic Features =Spores sub-spherical, smooth (8-12) µm. Basidia 2 or 4 spored. Gill edge cystidia club shaped with short spines. ----Edibility =Inedible ----Notes =There are a number of similar corticolous - i.e. living on bark - species which could be confused

Habitat:

----Season =Autumn to winter ----Distribution =Rare ----Habitat =In moss on the bark of deciduous trees

Notes:

Blauwgrijze schorsmycena (dutch) - (blue grey bark-mycena/bonnet)

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9 Comments

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 9 years ago

clive, isn't that color intresting/odd. becaus of the spotting above i searched in my picture for the other one, when i found him, i thought of : mycena interupta. almost posted i read "southern hemisphere", then i looked again at the m. pseudocorticola, some matched, therefore i id them as such. But isn't that color odd ?! ----> ( http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/884... )

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 9 years ago

btw thanks

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 9 years ago

no i hadn't,it was secundar for me but after your comment i took a look: wirror moss is a common furry moss here. I could search further for an real id, but not that intressting for me.

arlanda
arlanda 9 years ago

By the way, did you identify the moss that is covering the grond? :)

arlanda
arlanda 9 years ago

nice mycena Alex

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 9 years ago

these are actually not really purple, they are blue grey. the netherlands name is translated as "blue grey bark-mycena/bonnet"

zhabiz
zhabiz 9 years ago

Thanks. I just did. They are so purple that these look pale in comparison to them!

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 9 years ago

thanks, when you like purple mushrooms take a look at laccaria amethistina.

zhabiz
zhabiz 9 years ago

Wow! Purple mushrooms! I have never seen such thing. They are incredible.

AlexKonig
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AlexKonig

Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands

Spotted on Oct 14, 2011
Submitted on Feb 4, 2012

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