Mycena inclinata    (Fr.) Quél. 

common name(s) : Clustered Bonnet, Stinking Mycena 

New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Mycenaceae  
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Tricholomatales/Marasmiaceae/Collybieae  

synonyms: Mycena galericulata-calopus 
(unconfirmed synonyms: Mycena galericulata-calopus)  

edibility : inedible

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photo gallery of  Mycena inclinata potential confusions with  Mycena inclinata toxicity of Mycena inclinata genus Mycena  

The cap is grey-brown, with a central umbo. The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.

The stem is white towards top, yellow below, red-brown towards base, without ring.

The flesh is white, unchanging; its taste is mild, rancid or mealy; the odour is rancid, or of an old candle; its texture is fibrous.

The gills are white to grey or flesh pink, adnate, distant (nb of gills per 90° ~ 12 ). The spore print is white. This species is saprophytic. It grows on dead wood, on deciduous stumps, with oak most of time, but also with chestnut, and various deciduous trees.

The fruiting period takes place from July to December.
Dimensions: width of cap approximately 3 cm (between 0.7 and 5 cm)
  height of stem approximately 9 cm (between 4.5 and 12 cm)
  thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 3 mm (between 2 and 5 mm)

Chemical tests : none.

Distinctive features : three-coloured stem (white at apex, yellow in the middle, red-brown at base); odour of old candle; in dense tufts

Mycena inclinata is occasional and widely present in the forest of Rambouillet, and is frequent, more generally speaking .
here should be the distribution map of Mycena inclinata in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Mycena inclinata in the forest of Rambouillet

page updated on 14/01/18