Notes: Found under live oak, madrone, C. bay.
The first micro-shot is of the gill edge at 400x in KOH. Cheilocystidia are thick-walled, lageniform, with hooked ends, 2-4 hooks. Pleurocystidia also obs., numerous and same as cheilocystidia.
The second micro-shot is of the cap surface hyphae at 1000x in KOH. The surface is a cutis, of long hyphae with intercellular pigments, and no clamp con. are obs.
The third micro-shot is of spores from the gill at 1000x in KOH. The spores are ellipsoid and smooth, the apr. ave. size is 7 × 5 um.
With the thick-walled cystidia with hooks, and the cap surface without clamp con., this is Pluteus cervinus.
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