Observation 160904: Pluteus romellii (Britzelm.) Lapl.
When: 2014-03-07

Notes: Growing on well-decayed wood, probably tanoak.
Caps up to 4 cm wide.
Spore print pinkish-brown.
Spores ~ 6.8-7.8 X 5.8-6.3 microns, broadly ellipsoid and smooth.
Pileipellis structure with globose elements that are brown in KOH.
Gill cystidia quite variable in size and shape but mostly utriform, up to 77 X 29 microns.
Also noted some long lamella trama elements.

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Gill cystidia in congo red @ 1000X.
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Unique gill cystidia in congo red @ 1000X.
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Gill cystidia in congo red @ 1000X.
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Gill cystidia in congo red @ 1000X.
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Pileipellis structure in KOH @ 1000X.
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Lamella trama elements @ 1000X.

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