Observation 137273: Pholiotina smithii (Watling) Enderle 1999
When: 2013-06-22
(44.5367° -122.9071° 122m)

Notes: Microscopic notes and photos for Observation 134561: http://mushroomobserver.org/134561?q=1K6t8

Found in flat, moist, mossy ground at an abandoned mill site; near woodchips in a wet grassy area.

Images

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Basidia 4-spored, average 8- 10 × 15 – 30 microns; sterigmata 2.5-4.0 microns; hyaline in KOH.
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Basidia 4-spored, average 8- 10 × 15 – 30 microns; sterigmata 2.5-4.0 microns; hyaline in KOH.
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Caulocystidia: Melzer’s mount using both 40x and 100x objective
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Caulocystidia: Melzer’s mount using both 40x and 100x objective
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Caulocystidia: Melzer’s mount using both 40x and 100x objective
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Cheilocystidia in KOH mount with 40x and 100x objective:
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Cheilocystidia in KOH mount with 40x and 100x objective:
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Cheilocystidia in KOH mount with 40x and 100x objective:
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Cheilocystidia in KOH mount with 40x and 100x objective:
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Cheilocystidia in KOH mount with 40x and 100x objective:
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clamps present; KOH mount; 100x objective
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High contrast image of spores in KOH; 100x objective to illustrate small but distinct germ-pore 0.2-0.55 microns.
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Basidiospores in KOH mount; 100x objective
Spores 7.99-9.07 × 4.47-5.11 microns; ellipsoid inequilateral in side view, faintly truncate at apex, rust cinnamon in KOH, smooth.
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Basidiospores in KOH mount; 100x objective
Spores 7.99-9.07 × 4.47-5.11 microns; ellipsoid inequilateral in side view, faintly truncate at apex, rust cinnamon in KOH, smooth.
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Basidiospores in KOH mount; 100x objective
Spores 7.99-9.07 × 4.47-5.11 microns; ellipsoid inequilateral in side view, faintly truncate at apex, rust cinnamon in KOH, smooth.
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8.23×4.98
8.47×5.11
7.99×4.81
8.22×4.63
7.98×4.47
9.07×5.02
8.23×4.78
8.33×4.6
8.66×5.01

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im not sure…
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-07-14 10:26:37 CDT (-0400)

What I was thinking with that comment?
Thanks christine.

There are
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2013-07-08 08:52:56 CDT (-0400)

photos of the caulocystidia shown. The pileipellis is not shown.

You should observe the Caulocystidia and Pileocystidia.
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-07-08 08:31:21 CDT (-0400)

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