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Nitrous Helmling

Observed: 2nd October 2013 By: PeachystevePeachysteve’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeachysteve’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeachysteve’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPeachysteve’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Troop growing on oak.
Cap up to 17mm.
Stalk 30mm
Smell strongly of ammonia.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Amadan's picture

The name in Phillips

Is Mycena alcalina. The comment is a bit cryptic: "Much of the British material under this name has been found to be Mycena stipata".

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Philips

Mycena alcalina was my ID from Philips but then as I did a little more research I found the same comment so changed to stipata.