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Mycena clavicularis.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

Mycena clavicularis Mushroom
Ref No: 8369
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground, Grows on plant material/manure

Mycena clavicularis (Fr.) Gillet Cap 1-2cm across, convex, sometimes with a low, rounded umbo when mature and a straight margin spreading with age; gray-brown or bluish gray; surface bloom-like when young, wrinkled and naked in age, faintly striate when moist, moist to greasy. Gills adnate, subdistant to distant, narrow to moderately broad; reddish gray-brown with whitish edges. Stem 20-50 x 1-1.5mm; same color as cap, though lighter at apex; very sticky. Flesh thin, gristly; gray or whitish. Odor not distinctive. Taste not distinctive. Spores ellipsoid, amyloid, 7-12 x 4-6. Deposit white. Habitat gregarious in coniferous forest. Found in Europe and widely distributed in western and eastern states of North America. Season April-October. Not edible.

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