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Bleeding Fairy Helmet - Mycena haematopus Small, pinkish mushroom with white gills. It exuded a purple juice from the stem when I disturbed it. <br />
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Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
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Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
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Bleeding Fairy Helmet - Mycena haematopus

Small, pinkish mushroom with white gills. It exuded a purple juice from the stem when I disturbed it.

Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.

Bleeding Fairy Helmet - Mycena haematopus Small, pinkish mushroom with white gills. It exuded a purple juice from the stem when I disturbed it. <br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73302/bleeding_fairy_helmet_-_mycena_haematopus.html<br />
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Bleeding Fairy Helmet - Mycena haematopus Small, pinkish mushroom with white gills. It exuded a purple juice from the stem when I disturbed it. <br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73298/bleeding_fairy_helmet_-_mycena_haematopus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73301/bleeding_fairy_helmet_-_mycena_haematopus.html<br />
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Bleeding Fairy Helmet - Mycena haematopus Small, pinkish mushroom with white gills. It exuded a purple juice from the stem when I disturbed it. <br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73298/bleeding_fairy_helmet_-_mycena_haematopus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73302/bleeding_fairy_helmet_-_mycena_haematopus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73301/bleeding_fairy_helmet_-_mycena_haematopus.html<br />
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Bleeding Fairy Helmet - Mycena haematopus Small, pinkish mushroom with white gills. It exuded a purple juice from the stem when I disturbed it. <br />
<br />
Habitat: Growing on rotting wood in a deciduous forest.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73298/bleeding_fairy_helmet_-_mycena_haematopus.html<br />
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https://www.jungledragon.com/image/73301/bleeding_fairy_helmet_-_mycena_haematopus.html<br />
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  1. I never get tired of this species! Posted 7 months ago

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''Mycena haematopus'', commonly known as the bleeding fairy helmet, the burgundydrop bonnet, or the bleeding Mycena, is a species of fungus in the Mycenaceae family, of the order Agaricales. It is widespread and common in Europe and North America, and has also been collected in Japan and Venezuela. It is saprotrophic—meaning that it obtains nutrients by consuming decomposing organic matter—and the fruit bodies appear in small groups or clusters on the decaying logs, trunks, and stumps of deciduous.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 26, 2019. Captured Sep 19, 2018 11:23 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm