Name: Hypholoma fasciculare (Huds.) P. Kumm.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Hypholoma fasciculare

Author: (Huds.) P. Kumm.

Citation: Führ. Pilzk. (Zerbst): 72 (1871)

Misspellings: Hypoloma fasciculare, Hypholoma fascisulare, Hypholoma fasciulare (Huds.) P. Kumm.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Strophariaceae

Genus: Hypholoma

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Cap: 2-5 cm; conical to convex at first, becoming broadly convex to flat; smooth; dry; bright sulfur yellow to greenish yellow when fresh, sometimes yellowish orange when young, often with a darker center; the margin sometimes with small partial veil fragments.

Gills: Attached to the stem or pulling away from it; sulfur yellow, becoming olive or greenish yellow, eventually dusted with spores and therefore spotted purplish brown to blackish (see third illustration); close or crowded.

Stem: 5-12 cm long; 3-10 mm thick; more or less equal, or tapering to base, bright yellow to tawny, developing rusty brown stains from the base upwards; bright yellow partial veil present in buttons (see the bottom illustration), soon disappearing or leaving a ring zone near the top.

Flesh: Thin, yellow.

Odor and Taste: Odor not distinctive; taste bitter.

Spore Print: Purple brown.

Spores: 6-8 × 3.5-5 µ; elliptical; smooth; with a pore. Pleurocystidia ventricose to mucronate, often with a long neck; with refractive contents; to 42 × 11 µ. Cheilocystidia fusoid-ventricose; to 32 × 10 µ.

Note: Underside of cap glows dull to bright green under UV-A LED flashlights

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