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Mycena leptocephala

Observed: 22nd April 2011 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Mycena alcalina
Mycena alcalina 1
Mycena alcalina 1 2
Description:

solitary in conifer woods.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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Mycena alcalina has now been

Mycena alcalina has now been split - M stipata with two spored basidia and M silvae-nigrae with four spored basidia. If it was growing from wood then it could be one of these if it was just growing from the needle litter M leptocephala is more likely.

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Needle

It was needle litter as none of the tree's are felled in this area, they are mainly Larch,do you think I should edit it to might be M leptocephala

Fenwickfield

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That would be my

That would be my suggestion.

Mal

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Thank's

Thank you for your help I find this group rather tricky to identify.

Sheila

Fenwickfield

flaxton's picture

Don't worry you are not the

Don't worry you are not the only one.