Observation 65659: Russula Pers.
When: 2011-04-17
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing from soil up through moss in mixed woods.
(Pin Oak and some Pine)

Pileus:
5.8cm broad, Brown, Convex, smooth, cuticle peels easily, moist (slick when a drop of water is applied)

Lamellae:
White, Crowded

Stipe:
3.1cm long, 1.6cm wide, club shaped, white, smooth

Smell:
fungoid

Images

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Amyloid reaction in Melzer’s Reagent
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Spores 1000x in Melzer’s
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Spores 1000x in Melzer’s
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Cheilocystidia 400x (2.6μm per division) in Melzer’s Reagent

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Spore Sizes
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-04-22 19:11:24 SAST (+0200)

20 spores were measured at 1000x magnification.
I just calibrated my reticle and found that at 1000x, each division is equal to 1.15μm.

Length x Width (in μm)
7.48 × 8.63
8.05 × 7.82
10.35 × 7.48
9.2 x 8.05
9.2 x 8.05
10.93 × 8.05
10.35 × 8.05
8.05 × 7.48
6.9 x 6.9
10.35 × 8.05
9.2 x 6.9
10.35 × 8.05
9.2 x 6.9
8.63 × 7.48
9.2 x 6.9
9.2 x 8.05
9.78 × 8.05
9.2 x 8.05
10.35 × 7.48
10.35 × 8.05
-——————-
Average:
9.32 × 7.72μm
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Smallest:
6.9 × 6.9μm

Largest:
10.93 × 8.05μm

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