Observation 81603: Mycena capillaripes Peck

When: 2011-11-04

Collection location: Beaverton, Washington Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sava Krstic (sava)

Specimen available

Growing in mossy grass lawn, under pine and other conifers.

Odor slightly nitrous.

Gills are marginate; the reddish-brown was seen under hand lens, but does not show well in the photo. 14-16 gills reaching stem.

Spores probably amyloid (spore print was faint). Size 7-9 × 4-5 microns.

Further microscopy postponed.

Reexamined 23 March 2013

Marginate gills and red-brown dots on gill faces visible on dry material under dissecting scope. (Suffices to conclude M. capillaripes.)

Cheilocystidia mixed with basidia, ~50 × 12. Pleurocystidia ~45 × 15. Basidia 4-spored, ~25 × 6, with sterigmata 6 microns.

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