Observation 177330: Pholiota squarrosoides (Peck) Sacc.
When: 2014-09-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Spore size will be checked.

From same exact spot as where I have collected squarrosa during past years.

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Based on microscopic features: Spores mainly under 6 mu length.

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Looking at maybe 100 spores…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-09-09 00:28:46 CDT (-0400)

a very few appeared to exceed 6 mu in length. Most had length around 5 mu. Spores observed in KOH + Congo red near mounted gill edge.

Looks like most of these scaly Pholiotas I find here are likely P. squarrosoides. Only one collection I have made includes a record of spores with lengths approaching 8 mu.

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