Peck CH. 1913. Report of the State Botanist 1912. Bulletin of the New York State Museum 167: 28.
Mycena splendidipes n. sp.
Pileus thin, submembranaceous, oval when young, brown above and yellow below, becoming grayish green, greenish brown or brown and subcampanulate or convex with age, striate, glabrous, odor strong, flavor disagreeable, properties poisonous; lamellae subdistant, rather narrow, adnate, white or whitish; stem long or short, straight or flexuous, hollow, glabrous, bright lemon yellow; spores broadly ellipsoid or subglobose, 6-8 x 4-6 microns.
Pileus 10-20 mm broad; stem 5-30 cm long, 1-2 mm thick.
Decaying pine leaves. Richmond co. November. W. H. Ballou.
This is a dangerous or poisonous species. A single plant chewed and possibly a little of it swallowed caused sickness for some time.