Observation 117550: Clitocybe
When: 2012-11-19
Who: Byrain
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing from moss or woody debris from a pine tree in a lawn.
The smell is mild, but when I began to section it, it revealed a faint spermatic, maybe farinaceous odor, the taste is farinaceous.

Spore range = 5 – 6 × 3 – 4 μm
Average spore = 5.4 × 3.1 μ
Q range = 1.5 – 2
Average Q = 1.75
20 spores measured.
The pileipellis is an entrocutis (?)
Cystidia not observed.
4-spored basidia present (Maybe some 2-spored?)
Basidia measurements = 21×6, 22×6
Basidiole measurements = 19×5, 22×5, 23×5, 23×5, 24×5
Clamps observed on the pileipellis, gill trama, and at the base of some basidioles. The hyphae is smooth.

Images

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40x, mounted in melzers
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Spores
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Lamellar trama
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Pileipellis, 400x, mounted in KOH, 2.44μ divisions

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Thanks! :)
By: Byrain
2012-11-21 16:31:50 PST (-0800)

I thought maybe, but I wasn’t very confident. I’ll see if I can come up with a name, does anyone have “The Genus Clitocybe of California”? I only have the keys, its hard to use without descriptions too…

Looks like
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-11-21 15:00:57 PST (-0800)

a Clitocybe I often find under pine.

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