Name: Stropharia hornemannii (Fr.) S. Lundell & Nannf.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Stropharia hornemannii

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GSD Species Synonymy

Author: (Fr.) S. Lundell & Nannf.

Citation: Fungi Exsiccati Suecici, Praesertim upsalienses, Fasc. I 1: 7, no. 19 (1934)

Deprecated Synonyms: Stropharia depilata

Misspellings: Stropharia hornmannii


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Strophariaceae

Genus: Stropharia

Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

flat (sometimes broadly bell-shaped); slimy; reddish brown to purple-brown, brown, or olive brown—often fading to tan or pale yellowish brown; smooth; occasionally with white partial veil remnants near the margin.

Gills: Attached to the stem or beginning to pull away from it; close; pale gray at first, later purplish gray to purple-black.

Stem: 5-15 cm long; up to 2.5 cm thick; equal; dry; with a persistent, skirtlike, white ring that becomes dusted with purple-black spore dust; conspicuously shaggy-scaly, especially when young; base often with mycelial threads.

Flesh: White.

Odor and Taste: Somewhat foul.

Spore Print: Dark purple-brown to blackish.

Microscopic Features: Spores 10-14 × 5.5-7 µ; smooth; elliptical. Chrysocystidia present. Cheilocystidia present.

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