Observation 122844: Inocybe (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2012-08-11

Notes: Small light brown colored Inocybe sp. growing from the ground in mixed woods. Caps are 1 cm or less in diameter and are fibrous and radially striated. Spore print was brown and spores are nodulose with pronounced spikes. The 20 spore average size was 10.0 × 7.4 microns and average Q=1.36. Encrusted metuloid cystidia are abundant and remain colorless in 5% KOH. See photomicrographs for shapes of spores and cystidia.

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Forgot my mini-ruler, so a US penny for scale. These are the smallest Inocybe I’ve collected.
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This is a stack of 8 images taken in rapid succession at differing focus to increase the depth of field. I used Zerene Stacker software.
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Based on microscopic features: Encrusted metuloid cystidia are abundant and spores are nodulose with pronounces spikes.

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