Observation 156256: Psathyrella longistriata (Murrill) A.H. Sm.
When: 2013-12-21
Who: Byrain

Notes: Noah handed this to me at the Nevada City fungus expo, I’m not sure where he got it or who collected it. It looks like it was growing from the forest litter & had a mild/insignificant taste.

Spore range = 7 – 8 x (3) 3.5 – 4.5 µm
Spore average = 7.25 × 4 µ
Q range = 1.75 – 2 (2.33)
Q average = 1.81
20 spores measured.

Cheilocystidia measured = 21×3, 22×9, 22×11 µ
Pleurocystidia measured = 40×18, 42×16 µ
Pleurocystidia thin walled & not refractive.
4-spored basidia observed.
Measurements made in KOH.

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Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH
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Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH
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Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH
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Cheilocystidia
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Pleurocystidia

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
Used references: North American Species of Psathyrella
Based on microscopic features

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