Mycena rosella

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Mycena rosella
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Mycenaceae
Genus: Mycena
Species: M. rosella
Binomial name
Mycena rosella

Agaricus rhodellus Fr.
Agaricus rosellus Fr.
Agaricus roseus Pers.
Mycena rosea (Pers.) Sacc.

Mycena rosella
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Mycological characteristics
gills on hymenium
cap is conical
hymenium is adnate
stipe is bare
spore print is white
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: unknown

Mycena rosella, commonly known as the pink bonnet,[1] is a species of mushroom in the Mycenaceae family. First called Agaricus roseus by Swedish mycologist Elias Magnus Fries in 1794, it was assigned its current name in 1871 by German scientist Paul Kummer.[2]

Microscopic characteristics

The spores are amyloid and have dimensions of 7–9 by 4–5 µm.[3]


  1. ^ "Recommended English Names for Fungi in the UK" (PDF). British Mycological Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-16.
  2. ^ Kummer P. (1871). Der Führer in die Pilzkunde. Zerbst. p. 109.
  3. ^ Miller HR, Miller OK (2006). North American Mushrooms: a Field Guide to Edible and Inedible Fungi. Guilford, Conn: Falcon Guide. p. 167. ISBN 0-7627-3109-5. Retrieved 2009-09-26.

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