Observation 114650: Lacrymaria velutina (Pers.) Konrad & Maubl.

When: 2012-10-26

Collection location: Veld Way, Cameron Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

Specimen available

Notes:
Growing on grass.
Caps up to about 9 cm across and radially fibrillose.
Spore print black.
Spores ~ 9.0-12.0 X 6.0-7.2 microns, densely warted and with a large hyaline snout.
Cheilocystidia abundant usually subcapitate and flexuous.
According to Michael Kuo there is a study by Padamsee et al that separates this species from L. lacrymabunda and the spores of L. velutina apparently are more coarsely warted.

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

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Used references: Michael Kuo’s Mushroom Expert website.

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