Observation 62846: Deconica (W.G. Sm.) P. Karst.

When: 2011-01-22

Collection location: Caspar, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)

Specimen available

Found growing in very wet grass, fruit bodies growing directly on decaying blades of grass. Pileus very sticky when wet, hygrophanous.
Douglas Smith has the dried collection.

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Based on microscopic features: Smooth spores with a narrow germ pore, cap an ixocutis with thick layer of gelatin, lageniform cheilocystidia, acute ends, no pleurocystidia, elongated basidia, with spacer cells.

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2011-03-19 20:38:06 CET (+0100)

The background is the bottom side of a computer mouse pad, and the lighting is from the flourescent lights in the room as well as the flash on my camera set on dim.

By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2011-01-27 07:00:35 CET (+0100)

Nice picture! Can you tell what is the dark background and what lighting you used?



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