Observation 58669: Marasmius calhouniae Singer
When: 2010-11-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: growing in duff under pine trees

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Microscopy of gills shows cystidia that are thin walled and flask shaped. 1000x
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Microscopy of gills shows cystidia that are thin walled and flask shaped. 1000x
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Better shots of elliptical spores 8-9µm x 3-4µm
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Spore at 1000x
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obclavate capitulate cystidia
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Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: decurrent gills, cap is 1-2cm across, stipe is hollow 1-2mm in diameter.
Based on microscopic features: spores (very few seen) were pip shaped or long elliptical 3-4µm x 8-9µm. Abundant flask shaped cystidia on gills.
Based on chemical features: no odor , no particular taste.
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight: growing in troops cap is 1-2 cm in diameter
Based on microscopic features: (immature) spores seem to be 3-4µm x 8-9µm. I couldn’t get a spore print so this is from looking at the gills. Flask shaped cystidia on gills.
Based on chemical features: no odor,
56% (1)
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Created: 2010-11-12 20:46:02 EST (-0500)
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