Observation 65305: Tephrocybe atrata (Fr.) Donk
When: 2007-04-05
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: After the 2006 forest burn.

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The drawing of spores is wrong: oil droplets were misinterpreted as warts. Th spore surface is in fact smooth.
Spores mounted in ammonia

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The drawing is wrong
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (aceska@telus.net)
2012-04-26 21:30:38 BST (+0100)

My original drawing was done from the fresh material mounted in water and I misinterpreted numerous oil droplets in spores as warts. I went back to the dried material and examined it first in water it look the same as on the original drawing. When I added ammonia, the droplets fused together into one or a few larges ones and the spore surface was clearly smooth. Thank you for your observation. Oluna

Something weird here
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-04-24 08:57:18 BST (+0100)

The photo might depict atrata, but the drawings with warty spores look like tylicolor.

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