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Mycena fusco-occula.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

Mycena fusco occula Mushroom
Ref No: 8395
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location: North America
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Conical or nearly so
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on plant material/manure

Mycena fusco-occula Smith Cap 0.5-1.5cm across, obtusely cone-shaped, becoming bell-shaped in age; dark gray, pinky-brown on the disk, more fawn-buff elsewhere with a paler margin; smooth, moist, grooved, striate. Gills adnate, close to subdistant, narrow; whitish. Stem 40-80 x 1-1.5mm, fragile; fawn-brown, paler toward apex; smooth above the rough, hairy base; moist and slightly sticky. Flesh thin, pliant; pale. Odor mild. Taste mild. Spores ellipsoid, amyloid, 10-12 x 5-6. Deposit white. Habitat gregarious on needle beds under hemlock and redwood. Found in northwestern North America. Season September-November. Edibility not known.

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