Mycena rosea (Bull.) Gramberg
(rosy bonnet)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMycena rosea (rosy bonnet)
GenusMycena (a genus of bonnet toadstools)
FamilyMYCENACEAE (bonnt toadstools and their allies)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Mycena rosea (Rosy Bonnet) :
1: Mycena rosea (Rosy Bonnet)
27 Sep 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
at roadside in leafy mulch under Oak, Beech, Holly
Image 1: Caps - close-upImage 2: Fruitbodies - side viewImage 3: GillsImage 4: Gills and stipe apexImage 5: In situ - capsImage 6: In situ - colonyImage 7: In situ - side viewImage 8: Stipe - close-upImage 9: CheilocystidiaImage 10: Cheilocystidia (2)Image 11: Cheilocystidia (3)Image 12: Gill edge - magnifiedImage 13: SporesImage 14: Spores (2)
2: Mycena rosea (Rosy Bonnet)
27 Sep 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
Fairly dry specimens under Hazel, Oak, Elm
Image 1: Cap - almost dryImage 2: Cap - dryImage 3: Cap - half dryImage 4: Caps - two moist, one half dry
3: Mycena rosea (Rosy Bonnet)
27 Sep 1981 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Bright strawberry-red form
Image 1: Caps - oblique view - in situImage 2: Fruitbodies - side view - in situImage 3: Fruitbodies - side view showing gills - lain down

Mycena rosea (Rosy Bonnet) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 5 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Mycena rosea (Rosy Bonnet)
A common pink-capped toadstool that smells of radish and grows under broadleaved trees. It is poisonous.
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