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Atheniella aurantiidisca
candy-corn mycena

Distribution: Coniferous forests in western North America.

Habitat: Coniferous forests with Pseudotsuga, Tsuga and Pinus.

Substrate: Soil.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Tiny, up to 1.5 cm across and maybe 5 cm tall, generally less. Conical, translucent, striated cap is three-toned orange, yellow and off-white. Gills are off-white to yellowish. Stem is narrow, fragile, translucent off-white. Usually growing in moss or coniferous duff.

Accepted Name:
Atheniella aurantiidisca (Murrill) Redhead, Moncalvo, Vilgalys, Desjardin & B.A. Perry
Publication: Nomenclatural novelties. Index Fungorum. 14:1-1 2012.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Atheniella aurantiidisca in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Atheniella aurantiidisca photos.

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