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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) . This one reminded me at the mycena interupta, but as far as i know, it isn't confirmed here yet. Therefore suspect i, a colorvariation of the previous spotting ( http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/883... ). Take a look at the google-image link, there are some varations in color at this species.

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2 Comments

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 9 years ago

who's ma and who's pa?? :-)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

A whole family! Lovely!

AlexKonig
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AlexKonig

Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands

Spotted on Dec 18, 2011
Submitted on Feb 4, 2012

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