Observation 84304: Psilocybe zapotecorum R. Heim
When: 2011-08-15
Collection location: Jalisco, Mexico [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Two pleurocystidia were measured. One was 42 × 11 μm, with an apex 2 – 3 μm wide. The other was 37 × 12 μm, with an apex 3 μm wide. This is somewhat longer than described for Psilocybe subzapotecorum.

Cheilocystidia often forked.

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This is the cluster of mushrooms which the micrographs refer to
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Specimen ready for microscopy
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Cap cross section 40x
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Pleurocystidia
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Pleurocystidia
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Pleurocystidia 1000x
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Pleurocystidia 1000x
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Bluegreen staining on the gill edge
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Cheilocystidia 1000x
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Cheilocystidia 1000x
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Cheilocystidia 1000x
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Cheilocystidia 1000x
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Spores 1000x
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Spores 1000x
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Cheilocystidia drawings
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This is the cluster of mushrooms which the micrographs refer to
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Proposed Names

-58% (1)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features: Forked cheilocystidia.
Based on chemical features: Staining blue

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-12-09 01:22:48 EST (-0500)

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