Mycena austrororida

Amanita muscaria Amanita xanthocephala Cruentomycena viscidocruenta Cyptotrama aspratum Marasmius cylindraceocampanulatus Mycena austrororida Mycena epipterygia Mycena interrupta Mycena lazulina Mycena roseoflava
distribution map
Source: ALA

Warburton, May 2014

Large colony, Warburton, May 2014

Silvan, May 2012
Common NameAustral Dripping Bonnet
Genus/SpeciesMycena austrororida Singer (1962)
SynonymsRoridomyces austrororidus Rexer (1994), Mycena veronicae Stevenson (1964) Roridomyces should be the accepted genus.
Abundance &
Common in wet Eucalypt forests of Victoria and Tasmania.
SubstrateForm clustered colonies on logs and branches, often with moss.
DescriptionCaps are typically 10–15mm and appear light brown with minute, brown like scales that appear as dots when viewed up close but give the cap a darker apeparance. Gills are white and stipe (stem) is usually longer than cap and covered with clear, slimy mucus.
Similar SpeciesThere are no similarly glutinous species on logs and branches.

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