Name: Xeromphalina kauffmanii A.H. Sm.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Xeromphalina kauffmanii

Author: A.H. Sm.

Citation: Pap. Mich. Acad. Sci. 38: 81 (1953)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Typhulaceae

Genus: Xeromphalina

Brief Description:

Cap: .5-2.5 cm; convex to broadly convex or flat overall, but with a deep central depression; bald; lined or pleated on the margin; brownish yellow, rusty, or yellowish, paler towards the margin; fading.

Gills: Running down the stem; more or less distant; with many cross-veins; pale yellow.

Stem: 1-4 cm long; 1-2 mm thick; more or less equal; rusty yellow above, darker brown below; smooth or finely hairy; rather wiry.

Flesh: Insubstantial.

Odor and Taste: Taste mild; odor not distinctive.

Spore Print: White.

Microscopic Features: Spores 4-6 × 2.5-3 µ; elliptical; smooth; faintly amyloid. Pleuro- and cheilocystidia fusiform to narrowly clavate; up to 27 × 8 µ. Caulocystidia clavate to fusiform; thin-walled. Clamp connections present.

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