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Mycena pseudocorticola Kühner, Encyclop. Mycol. Genre Mycena 10: 687 (1938)

Mycena corticola sensu Lange [Fl. Ag. Dan. 2: 48 & pl. 57E & E1 (1936)], sensu auct. (1821)

Habitat: On bark of living deciduous trees such as Acer pseudoplatanus, Fraxinus, Salix and Ulmus spp., often amongst mosses, in sheltered woodland.

Notes: Rarely reported. Most frequent in the west and apparently rare in the south east. It appears to require sheltered locations and damp misty weather before producing basidiomes.

Distribution: E: o, S: o, W: !, NI: o

Vouchers: England: K(M) 67205; Scotland: K(M) 23832; Wales: K(M) 127892; NI: K(M) 83126

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Boletes and agarics (1st part) 3: 361 pp. (1991), p. 286, pl. 356
D:, in Hansen, L. & Knudsen, H., Nordic Macromycetes Polyporales, Boletales, Agaricales, Russulales. 2: 474 pp. (1992), p. 161
I:, in Bon, M., The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and North-western Europe: 352 pp. (1987), p. 187
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), p. 223

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