Name: Bolbitius reticulatus (Pers.) Ricken
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Bolbitius reticulatus

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Pers.) Ricken

Citation: Blatterpilze 1: 68. 1915.

Deprecated Synonyms: Bolbitius aleuriatus (Fr.) Singer, Pluteus reticulatus (Pers.) Sacc.

Misspellings: Bolbitious aleuriatus


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Bolbitiaceae

Genus: Bolbitius

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Org. published as: Agaricus reticulatus Pers. (1801).

Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Cap: 1.5-5 cm; broadly bell-shaped to broadly convex, becoming flat; fragile; purple, grayish, or lilac gray; the center usually darker than the edge; slimy; smooth; strongly lined, often nearly all the way to the center.

Gills: Free from the stem or very narrowly attached to it; close or nearly crowded; whitish, becoming faintly pinkish, then rusty cinnamon.

Stem: 3-7 cm long; up to about .5 cm thick; equal; hollow; finely scaly, powdery, or finely hairy; white.

Flesh: Insubstantial; whitish.

Odor: Not distinctive.

Spore Print: Rusty brown.

Microscopic Features: Spores 9-13 × 4-6 µ; more or less elliptical; smooth; with a pore at one end. Brachybasidioles present on gills. Pileipellis a hymeniform trichoderm.

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