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Mycena stipata
Mycena stipata

A close cousin to Orange mycena, just another really cute teeny tiny mushroom!

Size:  Cap .5-3 cm diameter, stipe 1.5-11 cm tall. 
Family: 	Mycenaceae 
Habitat: Grows in groups, often on decaying conifer logs and stumps.
Identification: Brown to gray/brown conical caps, margin is white to pale buff. Stipe enlarges toward base and is brittle. Fruits spring, summer, fall.

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