Observation 95338: Inocybe (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2012-05-22
Who: NeoSporen
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found growing under a douglas fir in dirt. I imagine there was some sort of woody debris below the dirt. All microscopy pictures are taken at 800X.

Picture labels: c-cheilocystidia, p= pleurocystidia

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By: else
2012-05-23 18:47:10 EDT (-0400)

Inocybe species are mycorrhizal, in other words forming a dense hyphal mantel around tree roots; the fungus gets sugars (carbs!) from the tree in exchange for nutrients (often nitrogen).

i would not expect these to grow on wood.

Not praecox
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-05-23 03:43:30 EDT (-0400)

I. praecox has smooth spores

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