Observation 65918: Lacrymaria lacrymabunda (Bull.) Pat.
When: 2011-04-21
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: 4-21-11
Rowan Co., NC
USA

Habitat:
Growing from soil beside a gravel path, in predominantly hardwood forest.
Trees:
Tulip Poplar and Maple

Pileus:
2.6-3.2cm broad, campanulate to convex, wooly or with appressed fibers, brown

Lamellae:
Adnate, close, tan becoming darker

Stipe:
7-8cm long, .6-.8cm wide, equal, hollow, white at apex – tan to light brown below, kind of hairy or scruffy, cortina-like partial-veil, hairy annular zone darkened from spores, white basal mycelium

Spores:
ellipsoid, warted, thick-walled, apical germ pore present (1.5-2μm in diameter)

Images

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Spores 1000x in 5% KOH (each division = 1.15μm)
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Cheilocystidia 400x in 5% KOH (each division = 2.6μm)
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Pleurocystidia 400x in 5% KOH (each division = 2.6μm)
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Cap Cross-Section 1000x in 5% KOH
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5% KOH

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Spore Sizes
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-04-22 00:52:48 CDT (-0500)

20 spores were measured.
Average spore size:
Length x Width
11.16 × 7.07μm

Smallest
9.2 × 5.75μm

Largest
12.65 × 8.05μm

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