Blue Mycena Mycena subcaerulea (Peck) Saccardo    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Mycenaceae   >   Genus Mycena   

Status:

Found in singles or in small groups on decaying hardwood leaves and debris.

Description:

Pale blue or gray-brown with marginal band; grooved margin; light gills; thin stalk finely pubescent (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Blue Mycena (side view of cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena (top of cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/18/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/13/2020). (c) Serenella Linares, all rights reserved. Photo by Serenella Linares via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Blue Mycena (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Blue Mycena specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2015). Nearly round, smooth; measured 7.2-8.0 X 6.3-6.9 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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