Agaricus antillarum Fr., Elenchus Fungorum I: 42 (1828)
Translated from Gerhardt, E. (1996). Taxonomische Revision der Gattungen Panaeolus und Panaeolina (Fungi, Agaricales, Coprinaceae). Bibliotheca Botanica 147: 1-149.
Panaeolus antillarum (Fr.) Dennis in Kew Bull. 15: 124 (1960).
- Cap 3-6 cm broad, convex to bell-like shape
- sticky-greasy surface completely smooth or downy when starting out
- rarely wrinkled
- without a veil remnants on the cap brim
- white or whitish, rarely pale gray
- not hygrophanous
- at first gray, then black, pied, mottled
- with bright/lighter edge
- 3-6 (8) inches long, white, later pale ochre
- Finely flaky, often longitudinally streaked
- Sometimes weakly rooted, narrow, hollow or plump.
- 30-35 microns long
- Epicutis cells more or less cellular
- Variously sized rounded cells
- 15-20 (21) x 10-14 × 8-10 (11) microns (neotype: 15-20 × 11-14 × 8-9.5 microns)
- smooth, opaque, distinctly flattened germ pore just sitting
- Spores are similar to the “papilionaceus type” in form and color, but are slightly larger.
- clavate, sometimes stalked
- about 25-50 microns long
- 30-45 microns long
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