Observation 221553: Clitocybe nuda (Fr.) H.E. Bigelow & A.H. Sm.
When: 2015-10-10

Notes: Spores:
The spore print was a lightly tinted pink color. All microscopic images taken at 1000x magnification calibrated with an OMAX stage micrometer. All microscopic detail appears consistent with the references for this species.

5.5 [6.1 ; 6.4] 7.1 × 3.6 [3.9 ; 4] 4.3 µm
Q = 1.4 [1.5 ; 1.6] 1.8 ; N = 30 ; C = 95%
Me = 6.3 × 3.9 µm ; Qe = 1.6

Herbarium Specimen: There are near to 50 caps not whole and dried available sourced from Figure 3. The quantity of specimens available may dwindle with time, but don’t worry there will be an additional observation posted with specimens that will be permanently added to the observers herbarium.

Images

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Figure 1. Pair of Specimens
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Figure 2. Environment
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Figure 3. The Days Harvest Composite Photo
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Figure 4. Spores Mounted with Methylene Blue and KOH
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Figure 5. Basidia With Four Spores Attached Mounted with Safranin and KOH
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Figure 6. Clamp Connection Mounted with Safranin and KOH

Proposed Names

80% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora, D.; Mushrooms Demystified, 2nd ed.; Ten Speed Press: New York, 1986; pp 153-154.
Kuo, M. (2010, May). Clitocybe nuda. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/clitocybe_nuda.html
Based on microscopic features: Reference spore size 5.5-8 um by 3.5-5 um. Clamp connections present.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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