|synonyms: Bleeding Bonnet, Mycčne sanguinolent, Rotmilchender Helmling, Vöröstejű kígyógomba|
|location: North America, Europe|
|fungus colour: Red or redish or pink, Brown|
|normal size: Less than 5cm|
|cap type: Conical or nearly so|
|stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter|
|flesh: Flesh exudes coloured latex (milk) when cut, Flesh granular or brittle|
|spore colour: White, cream or yellowish|
|habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on plant material/manure|
Mycena sanguinolenta (Alb. & Schw. ex Fr.) Kummer Rotmilchender Helmling Vöröstejű kígyógomba Mycčne sanguinolent Bleeding Bonnet. Cap 1–2cm across, conical to bell-shaped, brownish red with darker umbo, striate. Stem 45–80 x 1–2mm, concolorous with cap, exuding blood-red latex when broken. Flesh very thin, reddish. Taste mild, smell not distinctive. Gills adnate, whitish or tinged flesh-colour with reddish-brown edge. Cheilo- and pleurocystidia thin-walled, fusoid with sharply pointed apex and brownish contents. Spore print white. Spores pip-shaped, amyloid 9–10 x 4–5um. Habitat amongst grass in lawns, heaths and woodlands. Season summer. Common. Edible but not worthwhile -avoid. Distribution, America and Europe.
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