Glossary Term: Chrysocystidium

(Plural = Chrysocystidia)

1. Chrysocystidia are cystidia whose contents contain a distinct refractive yellow or golden body, that becomes more deeply yellow when exposed to KOH, ammonia or other alkaline compounds. Chrysocystidia are characteristic of many (though not all) members of the agaric family Strophariaceae.
2. Cystidium with yellow amorphous body or bodies in contents after treatment with NH4OH or KOH.

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