Observation 196118: Echinoderma (Locq. ex Bon) Bon
When: 2015-01-12

Notes: Growing under redwoods near bay, madrones and hazel

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Spores at 1000x in Meltzer’s , Dextrinoid. These were immature spores in the gill tissue. The spores didn’t drop to make a print.
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some of the cells of the pileocutis at 1000x
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went back Jan 14th found more sporocarps
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Cheilocystidia at 1000x 8-10µm x 15-20µm Densely clustered all along the gill edge
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Cheilocystidia at 1000x
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Spores at 1000x in Meltzer’s , Dextrinoid. from a spore print 2-3µmx3-4µm
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Spores at 1000x in Meltzer’s , Dextrinoid. from a spore print
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Spores at 1000x in Meltzer’s , Dextrinoid. from a spore print

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This looks a lot like
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2015-01-15 03:12:27 WIB (+0700)

the european Echinoderma eriophorum or E. calcicola

Spores are dextrinoid
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2015-01-14 01:17:43 WIB (+0700)

The cap didn’t drop enough spores to make a good spore print. When I did a crush mount of a gill and added Meltzer’s reagent, the spores on the gill surface stood out as red. I examined the pileocutis , added congo red stain and there were a lot of inflated irregular cells.

Rounded cells
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2015-01-13 05:00:15 WIB (+0700)

on the cap surface for starters.
Check this out:
http://nature.berkeley.edu/...

Thanks Christian!
By: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)
2015-01-13 04:44:50 WIB (+0700)

Those are great leads. Cystolepiota doesn’t seem to occur that much in California. I am doing a spore print – What else should I be looking for? Cystidia ?

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