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Mycena sp. 'Crystal Falls’

Kingdom:   Fungi
Division:    Basidiomycota
Class:        Agaricomycetes
Order:       Agaricales
Family:      Mycenaceae
Genus:      Mycena
Species: Mycena spp.
Tag name: Mycena sp. 'Crystal Falls’

The tiny mushroom was given the tag name ‘Mycena sp. 'Crystal Falls’ after it was first recorded near the village of Waipori, Otago. To date it has not been classified.
It is weakly luminous as it glows in the dark in certain conditions.  See more details at: http://blog.forestandbird.org.nz/glow-in-the-dark-forests/

For more photos visit: http://nzfungi2.landcareresearch.co.nz/default.aspx?selected=NameDetails&NameId=A66196B8-3C30-47DA-80E1-12481A6C6D6C&StateId=&Sort=&TabNum=6