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Species Lists


1000x, KOH
1000x, KOH
800x, 4 spored basidia, Gill margin, congo red
800x, KOH, Cheilocystidia, congo red
800x, KOH, Cheilocystidia, congo red
800x, KOH, Cheilocystidia,
800x, KOH, Cheilocystidia,
800x, KOH, 4 spored basidia,
800x spores koh
800x spores koh
800x spores koh

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Doubt it
By: Jon MacGillivray (Jon MacGillivray)
2019-06-13 01:06:51 CDT (-0400)

Personally I doubt the consensus. Thought this was a grassland species. Looks very different from other P.olivaceus that have been observed. These are stouter. These also appear to be feeding on leaves and woody debris.

added a few unimportant micro photos
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-10-13 00:51:33 CDT (-0400)

i took a hard look, there were no sulphidia

Thanks =)
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-10-11 11:53:21 CDT (-0400)
Spores do indeed look roughened …
By: Stephen (Ιερονυμοσ)
2013-10-11 11:21:15 CDT (-0400)

Great find and great shots! One of the best observations of P. olivaceus to date.

quick micro
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-10-11 10:59:38 CDT (-0400)

The spores look roughened, no dimensions as my computer is broken, ill try to fix it or get piximtre soon. As you can see its got 4-strigmate basidia, and bowling pin shaped cheilo without crystals at the apex, which rules out fimicola. I think the best fit is still P. olivaceus because of the highly roughened spores. Although it looks like the pixels in the first two pics are causing roughening but they are not. The spores in my thoughts are roughened, almost scaly, there seems to be slight ridges where the shape changes. Its a lot easier to see on the scope. What you think Byrain

the 7th picture was taken yesterday, different conditions 100% sure same mycelium.
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2013-10-09 15:11:22 CDT (-0400)

no micro yet, working on hw, then maybe hah

Mixed collection?
By: Byrain
2013-10-09 00:10:02 CDT (-0400)

The 7th picture looks like P. cinctulus and different from the earlier pictures, any micro yet?