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By Roger Phillips

Published 2006

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These have small conical or bell-shaped caps on long, delicate stems, some of which exude a juice when broken. Note unusual smells, and check the gills to see if there is a dark edge. Some species are found on rotting wood, some on leaf litter and general woodland debris.
Typical members of the genus Mycena. The name comes from the bonnets or caps worn by the Mycenae in ancient Greece. 80% life size