Observation 80220: Psilocybe fagicola R. Heim & Cailleux
When: 2011-10-11
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Specimen at the Institute of Ecology Herbarium in Xalapa.

With a long pseudorhiza.

Pleurocystidia 17 – 21 × 4 – 5.

With two types of cheilocystidia. Type A 18 – 20 × 5 – 6. Type B 14 – 27 × 5 – 8.

Pileus context white, staining blue.

Spores 5 × 4.5 – 5 × 3.5 – 4.

Images

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herbarium deposit
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herbarium deposit
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Specimen ready for microscopy
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Cap cross section 40x
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Cap cross section 100x
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Cap cross section 100x
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Pleurocystidia 1000x
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Cheilocystidia 1000x
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Cheilocystidia 400x
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Microscopy notes
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Pileus cross section 40x, illuminated from above
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Proposed Names

-31% (2)
Recognized by sight: Small size, with long pseudorhiza
Used references: The taxonomy of Psilocybe fagicola-complex.
Based on microscopic features: Two types of cheilocystidia, pleurocystidia narrow
Based on chemical features: Staining blue where damaged.
92% (2)
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Based on microscopic features: Studied Collection, a single type of cheilocystidia

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