Observation 79932: Lepista sordida var. umbonata (Bon) Bon
When: 2011-10-15
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: White spores. Growing on horse dung.

Pleurocystidia and cheilocystidia absent, or maybe filamentous.

Spores elliptical, hyaline, 5.5 – 6 × 3 (4.5). Not amyloid.

Herbarium specimen in the herbarium at Instituto de Ecologia, in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico.

Species Lists

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Pilepiellis, pileus trama, lamellar trama
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Lamellar trama 100x
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Lamellar trama 400x
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Cheilocystidia?
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Basidia?
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Spore 1000x
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Spore 1000x
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Spore 1000x
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Microscopy notes
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Spore in melzers 1000x
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Spore in melzers 1000x

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
29% (1)
Recognized by sight: This species is supposed to grow on piles of rotting vegitation. Horse dung is pretty close to its preferred substrate.
Based on microscopic features: Spore size and shape matches

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Lepista sordida?
By: Andreas (AK_CCM)
2011-10-19 11:48:24 EEST (+0300)

The basidiocarps reminds me to Lepista sordida but I don’t know the distribution outside Europe. It could be another species of course. Very interesting.
Regards, Andreas

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