Common Mycena Mycena galericulata (Scopoli) Gray    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Agaricales   >   Family Mycenaceae   >   Genus Mycena   

Description:

Cap: Dirty tan/brown; bell-shaped with prominent umbo; margin with veil remnants; wrinkled to radially lined. Gills: Whitish/grayish/pinkish; edges serrated in age. Stalk: Light above, dark below; equal, hollow, may be twisted; white mycelium at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Solitary or groups on decaying hardwood stumps/logs (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 18 records in the project database.

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Common Mycena (cluster of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2014). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Common Mycena (gills) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/8/2015). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Common Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Common Mycena in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Common Mycena in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/2/2020). (c) abverl, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by abverl via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Mycena in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/29/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Mycena in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/26/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Mycena in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/25/2019). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Mycena in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/17/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Mycena spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (10/8/2015). Elliptical, smooth; measured 7.7-8.6 X 5.5-5.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Common Mycena in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/28/2018). (c) thierola, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by thierola via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Common Mycena specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (8/27/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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