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Nitrous Bonnet (Mycena leptocephala) Not 100% sure on this ID.<br />
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Growing at the bases of pines in a densely forested area (near a wetland). Odor is bleach to iodine-like. Some specimens have a less distinct odor. Middle to lower stem is sparsely covered in white hairs.<br />
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Growing at the bases of pines in a densely forested area (near a wetland). Odor is bleach to iodine-like. Some specimens have a less distinct odor. Middle to lower stem is sparsely covered in white hairs.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70351/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
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Growing at the bases of pines in a densely forested area (near a wetland). Odor is bleach to iodine-like. Some specimens have a less distinct odor. Middle to lower stem is sparsely covered in white hairs.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70353/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
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Growing at the bases of pines in a densely forested area (near a wetland). Odor is bleach to iodine-like. Some specimens have a less distinct odor. Middle to lower stem is sparsely covered in white hairs. Basal mycelium white.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70351/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
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Nitrous Bonnet (Mycena leptocephala)

Not 100% sure on this ID.

Growing at the bases of pines in a densely forested area (near a wetland). Odor is bleach to iodine-like. Some specimens have a less distinct odor. Middle to lower stem is sparsely covered in white hairs.

Nitrous Bonnet (Mycena leptocephala) Not 100% sure on this ID.<br />
<br />
Growing at the bases of pines in a densely forested area (near a wetland). Odor is bleach to iodine-like. Some specimens have a less distinct odor. Middle to lower stem is sparsely covered in white hairs.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70351/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70352/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
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Nitrous Bonnet (Mycena leptocephala) Not 100% sure on this ID.<br />
<br />
Growing at the bases of pines in a densely forested area (near a wetland). Odor is bleach to iodine-like. Some specimens have a less distinct odor. Middle to lower stem is sparsely covered in white hairs.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70353/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70351/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
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Nitrous Bonnet (Mycena leptocephala) Not 100 percent sure of this ID yet.<br />
<br />
Growing at the bases of pines in a densely forested area (near a wetland). Odor is bleach to iodine-like. Some specimens have a less distinct odor. Middle to lower stem is sparsely covered in white hairs. Basal mycelium white.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70351/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70352/nitrous_bonnet_mycena_leptocephala.html<br />
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    comments (4)

  1. Cool! Posted 4 days ago
    1. I loved these! :D Posted 4 days ago
      1. Definitely awesome! They are like little goth bonnets ;P. Posted 3 days ago, modified 3 days ago
        1. Haha! They are! ;D Posted 3 days ago

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''Mycena leptocephala'', commonly known as the nitrous bonnet, is a species of fungus in the Mycenaceae family. The mushrooms have conical grayish caps that reach up to 3 cm in diameter, and thin fragile stems up to 5 cm long. The gills are gray and distantly spaced. The spores are elliptical, typically measure 7–10 by 4–6 μm, and are white in deposit. When viewed under a light microscope, the gills have abundant spindle-shaped cystidia on the gill edges, but few on the gill faces. The mushroom.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Dec 5, 2018. Captured Dec 3, 2018 16:40 in 21 North Dr, Armuchee, GA 30105, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm