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Remarks (internal):Selected colour illustrations: Moser/Jülich: III Mycena 15.
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Mycena inclinata (Fr.) Quél., Mém. Soc. Émul. Montbéliard ser. II 5: 105, 1872.
Agaricus inclinatus Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol.: 107, 1838.
Basidioma cespitose, mycenoid. Pileus campanulate with distinct umbo, translucently striate, 10-30 mm diam., light brown,soon becoming dark brown, not hygrophanous. Gills decurrent with a tooth, ascending, pale brownish, occasionally with reddish tinges. Stipe equal, hollow, brittle, 30-90 mm long, 1,5-4,0 mm thick, yellow, occasionally also with reddish-brown colours, base covered by yellowish basal mycelium which may extend up to one third of stipe length. Smell rancid. Spores smooth, without germ pore, 8,0-10,5 x 6,0-7,02 µm, L/W = 1,3-1,6, hyaline, amyloid. Basidia 29-38 x 6-9 µm, with 4 sterigmata, hyaline, with basal clamps. Cheilocystidia irregularly clavate, covered by long excrescenses, 26-29 x 6-8 µm long(without excrescenses). Pleurocystidia absent. Hymenophoral trama regular, dextrinoid. Stipe trama dextrinoid. Cuticle acutis, formed by septate hyphae, 3-4 µm wide, smooth or rarely rough or covered by short excrescences. Caulocystidia sparse,with excrescences, up to 80 µm long. Clamps present.
Hosts: On stumps of deciduous trees, occasionally on living trees.
Disease: None.
Geographical distribution: North America, Europe, Canary Islands, North Africa, East Siberia, Japan (Dennis,1986).
Physiological specialization: None known.
Transmission: Via airborne basidiospores.
Literature: Dennis, R.W.G., Fungi of the Hebrides. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1986 (distribution); Kühner, R., Le genre Mycena. Encycl. Mycol. 10. Paul Lechevalier, Paris, 1938 (monograph); Maas Geesteranus, R.A., Proc. K. ned. Akad. Wet. Ser. C 88(3): 339-369, 1985 (monograph); Moser, M. & Jülich, W., Colour atlas of basidiomycetes. Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart, 1985-1995 (colour illustration); Smith, A.H., North American species of Mycena. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1947 (monograph).
Roland Treu
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