Observation 191324: Hebeloma mesophaeum (Pers.) Quél.
When: 2014-11-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing under a Hophornbeam tree next to a wet area with mosses.

Cap tans and pink-clay colors smooth, dry. Cap gets very thin at edge. Cap Size – max about 2 inches across. No liquid when broken.

Gills close, with extra gills mid and at edge. Gills clay color as cap but becoming pinkish brown with spore and then dark brown when aged.

Stipe long with fibrous strips pulling off. same color as cap.

Spore Print – medium pink brown

Spore Data – Spore shape, see photos – Size: L = 8.3 μm, W = 4.9 μm

[30/1/1] L (7.3-)7.8-9.4(-9.6) μm x W (4.4-)4.5-5.5(-5.8) μm, (L’ = 8.3 μm, W’ = 4.9 μm), Q (-1.58)1.60-1.84(-1.89), Q’=1.71

Images

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Mature
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Aged
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1000x – 1 division = 1 μm

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Used references: A field Guide to Southern Mushrooms

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