Observation 127730: Inocybe nemorosa (Heim) Grund & Stuntz

When: 2012-10-05

Collection location: Bingham, Maine, USA [Click for map]

Who: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)

Specimen available

Light brown Inocybe sp. growing from the ground in mixed woods alongside the Bingham Rest Area off Route 201 in Bingham, ME. Spore print was brown. Spores are smooth and ellipsoid with tapering ends (see photomicrograph). The 20 spore average was 9.1 × 5.5 microns, Qm = 1.65. Encrusted metuloid pleurocystidia are abundant.

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Encrusted metuloid pleurocystidia. DIC mounted in 5% KOH.

Proposed Names

55% (1)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: Encrusted metuloid pleurocystidia
82% (1)
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Based on chemical features: ITS sequence has 99% similarity with Inocybe nemorosa.

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