Name: Inocybe geophylla (Bull.) P. Kumm.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Inocybe geophylla

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Bull.) P. Kumm.

Citation: Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 78 (1871)

Misspellings: Incocybe geophylla

Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Cap: 1-4 cm; conical at first, becoming broadly bell-shaped or broadly convex; dry; silky or almost smooth; whitish; the margin often splitting when mature.

Gills: Attached to the stem, sometimes by a notch; close; whitish, becoming grayish brown and eventually medium brown; covered at first by a cob-webby white cortina.

Stem: 1-6 cm long; up to about .5 cm thick; more or less equal; dry; silky; whitish; fairly firm.

Flesh: Whitish; insubstantial.

Odor: Spermatic or sometimes not distinctive.

Chemical Reactions: KOH on cap surface negative.

Spore Print: Dull brown.

Microscopic Features: Spores 8-10 × 4.5-6 µ; more or less elliptical; smooth. Cystidia up to 70 × 20 µ; fusoid or fusoid-ventricose, often with a flattened apex; abundant; thick-walled; apically encrusted.

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