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Mycena speirea

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Mycena speirea

22 October 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical, expanding with age, sometimes with a central bump, pale brown with a dark brown centre, radially lined, about 5 to 15 mm across

Gills

Distant, adnate to decurrent, whitish

Stem

Equal, slender, whitish to pale brown

Flesh

Whitish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Summer to autumn

Distribution

Common

Habitat

On rotten wood and bark, usually from deciduous trees

Spore Print

White

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal, smooth (8-10) x (4-6) µm2. Gill edge cystidia cylindrical to flask shaped.

Edibility

Unknown

Additional Photographs

Mycena speirea

22 October 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Mycena speirea

Spores in Melzer's solution viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 22 October 2020 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Mycena speirea

12 October 2007 Bedfordshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin