Name: Inocybe lacera (Fr.) P. Kumm.
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Michael Wood, walt sturgeon


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Inocybe lacera

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Fr.) P. Kumm.

Citation: Führ. Pilzk. (Zerbst): 79 (1871)

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Cap: 1.5-4 cm; convex to conical, becoming broadly convex or broadly bell-shaped; dry; densely hairy or scaly, becoming cracked and lacerated; brown; sometimes with pale remnants of the cortina along the margin.

Gills: Attached to the stem; close or crowded; pale at first, becoming brownish with maturity (and then usually with whitish edges); at first sparsely covered by an ephemeral cortina.

Stem: 1-4 cm long; up to .5 or nearly 1 cm thick; more or less equal; dry; finely hairy or nearly smooth; pale brownish; rarely with a thin ring zone resulting from the cortina.

Flesh: Whitish or tan.

Odor: Mild.

Chemical Reactions: KOH on cap gray.

Spore Print: Brown.

Microscopic Features: Spores 12-17 × 4.5-6 µ; long-elliptical or cylindrical; smooth. Pleurocystidia 50-70 × 10-20 µ; fusiform or fusoid-ventricose; walls 1-3 µ thick; often apically encrusted. Cheilocystidia similar to pleurocystidia.

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