Observation 181060: Leratiomyces ceres (Cooke & Massee) Spooner & Bridge
When: 2014-09-30
( 1800m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cap up to 8 cm across. On cypress duff and wood. Cap very viscid. Taste metallic. Odor slightly soapy.

Cheilocystodia cylindrical, very abundant. No pleurocystidia observed. Chrysocystidia with yellowish inclusions viewed in KOH.

Spores inequilateral, ellipsoid in face view and mango shaped in side view.

Spore statistics:

8.8 [9.9 ; 10.7] 11.8 × 5 [5.8 ; 6.4] 7.2 µm
Q = 1.5 [1.6 ; 1.7] 1.9 ; N = 15 ; C = 95%
Me = 10.3 × 6.1 µm ; Qe = 1.7

10.07 6.01
10.32 6.08
9.97 5.92
9.12 5.55
10.88 6.45
10.52 6.56
11.21 5.77
10.97 6.29
9.73 5.22
10.03 6.58
10.86 6.81
8.68 5.06
10.95 6.84
11.20 6.57
9.84 5.75

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Spores 1000x

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