Observation 103198: Melanoleuca Pat.
When: 2012-07-27
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Single specimen growing near conifers.
Cap 6.6 cm across and sl. tacky.
Stem short @ 3 X 1.2 cm.
Spores whitish to pale yellow and strongly amyloid.
Spores ~ 7.0-9.0 X 4.7-6.0 microns, elliptical and minutely warted.
Cheilocystidia present but not extremely abundant (see photos)
Did not see Pleurocystidia.
Seems to be a Melanoleuca but not quite fitting in with the usual suspects?

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Spores in Melzers @ 1000X.
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Cheilocystidia in Congo Red @ 1000X.
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Cheilocystidia in Congo Red @ 1000X.

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