Observation 161670: Kuehneromyces Singer & A.H. Smith
When: 2014-02-26
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Images

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Spores [Average dimensions: Me = 8.8 × 5.9 um ; Qe = 1.5];
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Cheilocystidia – 1
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Pileipellis – 1;
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Pileipellis – 2;
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Stiptipellis – 1;
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Stiptipellis – 2.
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Spores in water.

Proposed Names

-5% (2)
Eye3
Used references: Flora Agaricina Neerlandica, Vol.4
Based on microscopic features
0% (2)
Recognized by sight
-14% (3)
Recognized by sight
-63% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Comments

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why do you get 2 votes??
By: zaca
2014-03-20 16:59:41 CDT (-0400)

Maybe you have to ask somebody in the system.

D. montana…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-03-20 16:05:44 CDT (-0400)

you might want to check the gill attachment again…
this is not D. montana.

and, why do you get 2 votes??

Using the key
By: zaca
2014-03-20 15:11:02 CDT (-0400)

in the reference given, I arrived to Psilocybe montana, which was the type species of that genus before the rearangement in 2010 of this group of mushrooms,
where the non-bluing clade were transferred to the genus Deconica. I think that all the characteristics of the species D. montana are well illustrated in the photos attached.
I upload a photo of the spores in water.

The spores …
By: zaca
2014-03-20 06:19:30 CDT (-0400)

are smooth though thick walled. Concerning the color, they are brownish most of them with a violet tinge. The photo of the spore posted was taken after the addition of congo red. Later on I will upload a photo of the spores in water.

spores…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-03-20 00:36:22 CDT (-0400)

what color are the spores?
are they smooth or roughened?

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