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Monday, 3 September 2018

A bleeding bonnet.

Mycena haematopus

Burgundydrop bonnet.

Normally I would avoid trying to identify Mycena because there are so many that look so similar but this one was distinctive in that it bled when broken. It was a very pleasing colour with a fluffy foot!

1 comment:

  1. Yes, I think that is M.haematopus. One other mycena with red latex when stipe broken is M.sanguinolenta but this is smaller and a bit different shape to cap