Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 5254
Taxon: Mycena vitilis (Fr.) Quél.
Family: Mycenaceae
Collector: Jason Hollinger   MUOB 5254   
Date: 2007-11-26
Verbatim Date: 2007-11-26
Locality: United States, North Carolina, Haywood, Cabin Cove
35.6545  -83.0491
Elevation: 850-1400 meters (2788-4592ft)
Description: Original observation #5254 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: small mushroom in small clusters on buried twigs in dark damp mixed forest ST: 30-90x1.5-2.5mm, pale brownish, shiny, smooth, translucent, gracefully curved, somewhat fragile but just splits instead of breaking, hollow, extends for several cm below ground where it is very densely long whitish shaggy hairy, reddish or pink stains near base CAP: 15-25mm wide, conic to domed, brown, gradually lighter near margin, translucent striate, margin never curled under, smooth, slick, lustrous FLESH: very thin, fragile VEIL: none GILL: distant, white, slightly decurrent, 3-4mm deep, v shallow cross-veins visible between gills SPORE: print white to maybe v slightly creamy
Disposition: vouchered
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 5a79af8e-1797-45c7-8859-bb7b9f479930
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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