Public Description of Inocybe geophylla (Bull.) P. Kumm.

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Name: Inocybe geophylla (Bull.) P. Kumm.
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Inocybaceae


General Description:

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.


Distribution:

widely distributed in North America.


Habitat:
Mycorrhizal with hardwoods and conifers; growing alone, scattered, or gregariously; summer and fall (and winter in warm climates

References:

http://www.speciesfungorum.org/...

Kuo, M. (2007, April). Inocybe geophylla. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/inocybe_geophylla.html


Notes:

Current Name:
Inocybe geophylla (Bull.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zerbst): 78 (1871)

Synonymy:
Agaricus candidus Fr., Observ. mycol. (Havniae) 1: 8 (1815)
Agaricus clarkii Berk. & Broome, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., Ser. 4 11: 340 (1873)
Agaricus geophyllus Sowerby, Col. fig. Engl. Fung. Mushr. (London) 2: pl. 124 (1799)

Agaricus geophyllus Bull., Hist. Champ. Fr. (Paris): tab. 522:2 (fasc. 127-132) (1791)
Agaricus geophyllus Pers., Syn. meth. fung. (Göttingen) 2: 340 (1801)
Agaricus geophyllus subsp. affinis Sacc., (1881)
Agaricus geophyllus Bull., Hist. Champ. Fr. (Paris): tab. 522:2 (fasc. 127-132) (1791) subsp. geophyllus
Agaricus geophyllus var. candidus Fr., Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 1: 259 (1821)
Agaricus geophyllus var. fulvus Pat., Tab. analyt. Fung. (Paris)(6): 40 (1886)
Agaricus geophyllus Bull., Hist. Champ. Fr. (Paris): tab. 522:2 (fasc. 127-132) (1791) var. geophyllus
Agaricus geophyllus var. lilacinus Peck, Ann. Rep. N.Y. St. Mus. nat. Hist. 26: 90 (1874) 1873
Agaricus geophyllus var. polychrous Pers., Mycol. eur. (Erlanga) 3: 226 (1828)
Agaricus geophyllus var. violaceus Pat., Tab. analyt. Fung. (Paris)(6): 21 (1886)
Gymnopus geophyllus Gray, Nat. Arr. Brit. Pl. (London) 1: 608 (1821)
Inocybe clarkii (Berk. & Broome) Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 5: 784 (1887)
Inocybe geophylla f. alba Hruby, Hedwigia 70: 277 (1930)
Inocybe geophylla (Bull.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zerbst): 78 (1871) f. geophylla
Inocybe geophylla f. magna Killerm., Pilze aus Bayern, Kritische Studien besonders zu M. Britzelmayr; Standortsangaben u.(kurze) Bestimmungstabellen: I. Teil: Thelephoraceen, Hydnaceen, Polyporaceen, Clavariaceen und Tremellaceen 16: 113 (1925)
Inocybe geophylla f. pallida R. Heim, Encyclop. Mycol., 1 Le Genre Inocybe (Paris): 141 (1931)
Inocybe geophylla f. perplexa Kauffman, Pap. Mich. Acad. Sci. 5: 134 (1926) 1925
Inocybe geophylla f. squamosa Kobayasi, Nagaoa 2: 87 (1952)
Inocybe geophylla var. alba Hruby, Hedwigia 70: 277 (1930)
Inocybe geophylla var. alba Gillet [as ‘albus’], Hyménomycètes (Alençon): 520 (1876) 1878
Inocybe geophylla var. amethystina Overeem, Rev. niederl. Homob.-Aphyll. 11: 125 (1921)
Inocybe geophylla var. fulva (Pat.) Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 5: 785 (1887)
Inocybe geophylla (Bull.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zerbst): 78 (1871) var. geophylla
Inocybe geophylla var. lilacina (Peck) Gillet [as ‘lilacinus’], Hyménomycètes (Alençon): 520 (1876) 1878
Inocybe geophylla var. lutescens Gillet, Hyménomycètes (Alençon): 520 (1876) 1878
Inocybe geophylla var. maxima Torrend, Brotéria, sér. bot. 10(3): 209 (1912)
Inocybe geophylla var. obscura Barbier, Bull. Soc. mycol. Fr. 20: 126 (1904)
Inocybe geophylla var. reflexa (Gillet) Boud., Icon. Mycol. (Paris) 4: 62 (1906)
Inocybe geophylla var. violacea (Pat.) Sacc., Syll. fung. (Abellini) 5: 785 (1887)
Inocybe lilacina (Peck) Kauffman, Publications Mich. geol. biol. Surv., Biol. Ser. 5 26: 466 (1918)
Inocybe lilacina (Peck) Kauffman, Publications Mich. geol. biol. Surv., Biol. Ser. 5 26: 466 (1918) f. lilacina
Inocybe lilacina f. violacea Kobayasi, Nagaoa 2: 88 (1952)
Inocybe reflexa Gillet,: 13 (1898)


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