Observation 83040: Tephrocybe Donk
When: 2011-11-18
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: brought into the BAMS foray. habitat unknown.

Proposed Names

-14% (2)
Recognized by sight: glabrous, sl. viscid, peaked cap, long rooting stipe, notched gray gills.
Based on microscopic features: white spores.
47% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
-2% (2)
Recognized by sight

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By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-11-23 11:52:49 COT (-0500)

some day, when I am not double-booked, I will make it up to that Fair.
Humboldt State is my Alma Mater, after all, although I was “only” a birder and zoologist, not a shroomer back then.

This came into the Humboldt fair
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-11-23 11:18:13 COT (-0500)

and David Largent said it was an undescribed Tephrocybe.

better literature on Tephrocybe somewhere?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-11-23 10:56:04 COT (-0500)

with a peaked cap and notched gills, this can’t be Clitocybe.

I did scope it last night….the pilipelis is composed of long hyphal fibers with plenty of clamps. Spores are inamyloid, thin walled and elliptical/tear-drop shaped, 10 × 5 and 8 × 5 from spore drop (pre-dinner quick and dirty scopin’).
No cystidia that I could see.

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