Green had to sit the game out after two yellow card offences at Crawley Town last weekend.
Stags were looking for a third successive win for only the second time this season and a 12-day double over the Shrimpers after winning 2-1 away there on 26th January.
New signing, Swansea full back Daniel Alfei had to be content with a place on the bench.
The referee had two morning inspections of the wet pitch before deciding it was playable.
STAGS: Shearer, Collins (C), Pearce, Tafazolli, Benning, McGuire, Clements, Baxendale, Blair, Westcarr, Beardsley. Subs: Jensen, Chapman, Yussuf, Lambe, Thomas, Kavanagh, Alfei.
MORECAMBE: Roche, Dugdale, Edwards, Devitt, Barkhuizen, Ellison, Goodall, Miller, Fleming, Parrish, Conlan. Subs: O’Hara, Kenyon, Molyneux, Mullin, Wildig, Bailey, Doyle.
REFEREE: Mark Heywood of West Yorkshire.
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