Observation 95338: Inocybe (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2012-05-22

Collection location: Renton, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: NeoSporen

No specimen available

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 15:47:10 PDT (-0700)

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 00:43:30 PDT (-0700)

I. praecox has smooth spores

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