Observation 22777: Marasmius nigrodiscus (Peck) Halling
When: 2009-07-02
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Occurs in lawns or cultivated areas such as wood chip mulch (as seen here under a spruce).
Specimen on deposit (Halling #9236) in NY.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:17 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, Bronx Co., New York, USA’ to ‘The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York, USA

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Recognized by sight: Large fleshy Marasmius related to M. oreades, M. albogriseus. Stipe is a chalky white and twisted striate.
Used references: Halling, R.E. 1983. A synopsis of Marasmius section Globulares (Tricholomataceae) in the United States. Brittonia 35: 317-326.
Based on microscopic features: Smooth hymeniform cells in pileipellis. Dextrinoid trama. Conspicuous thin-walled, refractive hymenial cystidia; caulocystidia also present.

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