Observation 151504: Hebeloma crustuliniforme (Bull.) Quél.

When: 2013-11-03

Collection location: upper Rogue River near Prospect, Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

These were everywhere in this area.


Spores in KOH @ 1000X +.
Spores in KOH @ 1000X
Spores in Melzers @ 1000X.

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I didn’t save these so
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2013-11-08 14:02:46 CST (-0500)

the cystidia was not checked.
I’ve attached photos of the spores both in KOH and Melzers. The photos were taken under the same settings with no enhancements.
I did not notice any difference when adding the Melzers to the spores and I think the slightly darker color(not red) of the Melzers photo is just due to the darker solution properties vs the colorless KOH.
I did consider Hebeloma incarnatulum per the Trudell & Ammirati book, but none of these had any evidence of a bulb at the base of the stem.

Did you look at the
By: Byrain
2013-11-08 12:53:59 CST (-0500)

cheilocsytidia? Did you check the spores in melzers?

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