Name: Panaeolus fimicola (Pers.) Gillet
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First person to use this name on MO: Darvin DeShazer
Editors: Alan Rockefeller, Erlon Bailey


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Panaeolus fimicola

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Pers.) Gillet

Citation: Hyménomycètes (Alençon): 621 (1878)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Genus: Panaeolus

Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Cap: (1)1.5— 3.5(4) cm, Campanulate then convex to plane, obtuse, dingy gray to blackish, often with reddish or hazel tones, hygrophanous, pallid grey to yellowish when dry, smooth, with a narrow brown marginal band, slightly striate at the margin when moist. Flesh thin and grayish.

Gills: Adnate, close to crowded, at first gray-olivacous, becoming mottled and darkening to black with age, edges remaining whitish.

Spores: Blackish gray.

Stipe: (4)6 — 8(10) cm x 1 — 2(3) mm, equal, slender, slightly enlarging at the base, hollow, fragile, dingy white to clay, becoming brownish towards the base in age, smooth, white-pruinose at the apex, obsoletely slightly silky-striate, ring absent. Flesh is dirty ochraceous-buff; fragile.

Taste: Not distinctive.

Odor: Not distinctive.

Microscopic features: Spores 10.8 — 14.2 X 6.9—9.5, elipsiod or lemon shaped, basidia 4 spored. Gill edge cystidia fusiform, typically with long necks, gill face cystidia absent.

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