Name: Hygrophorus agathosmus (Fr.) Fr.
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First person to use this name on MO: Darvin DeShazer
Editors: Nathan Wilson, Alan Rockefeller, walt sturgeon


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Hygrophorus agathosmus

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Fr.) Fr.

Citation: Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 325 (1838) [1836-1838]


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hygrophoraceae

Genus: Hygrophorus

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Pileus: 2-4.5 cm; convex when young, becoming broadly convex or nearly flat; sticky when fresh, but often drying out quickly; bald; brownish gray to gray.

Gills: Broadly attached to the stem or beginning to run down it; nearly distant; white; short-gills frequent

Stem: 4-8 cm long; 0.5-1.5 cm thick; more or less equal, or tapering to base; white to whitish throughout development; bald or finely silky.

Spores 7-10 × 4-5 µ; smooth; ellipsoid; smooth; hyaline in KOH; inamyloid. Hymenial cystidia absent. Basidia 4-sterigmate; 45-60 µ long. Lamellar trama divergent. Pileipellis an ixocutis.

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