Observation 140279: Inocybe cicatricata Ellis & Everh.
When: 2013-07-10
(43.4048° -70.6199° 3m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Collected from the edge of a sandy trail near Pinus rigida and scrub oaks in the Kennebunk Plains Wildlife Management Area, Kennebunk, ME. This species and another very different Inocybe (my Obs 140270) were growing 30-40 feet apart on the same trail. Spores are irregularly and bluntly nodulose. Encrusted metuloid pleurocystidia are present along with thick walled non-encrusted cystidia (cheilocystidia)? See photomicrographs.

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Based on chemical features: ITS1 + 5.8S + ITS2 region is a 100% match in GenBank with JN580883.

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Thanks Christian ..
By: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)
2013-11-06 02:26:38 CET (+0100)

I’m not sure how the Isotype collected in New Jersey 126 years ago (!!) ended up in the Univ of Michigan Herbarium. Now a specimen of same, collected by me in Maine, is in the Kudzma Herbarium in New Jersey.

Amazing, great work!
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-11-06 01:56:10 CET (+0100)
100% match …
By: Linas Kudzma (baravykas)
2013-11-06 01:50:37 CET (+0100)

with ITS1/5.8S/ITS2 region of JN580883 in GenBank, which is a recent sequence of the Isotype of Inocybe cicatricata from Gloucester Co., Newfield, NJ USA, Oct. 1887 (!!!) (MICH11045).

Katri Kokkonen and Jukka Vauras, Mycol Progress (2012) 11:299–341

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