When: 2014-01-15

Collection location: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Humboldt Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

Specimen available

Notes:
Growing in grass on the side of the road.

Spores with an apical germ pore, wall 1-2 µm thick.
Spore range = 12 – 14 × 9 – 11 µ
Spore average = 13.35 × 10.25 µ
Q range = 1.18 – 1.4 (1.44)
Q average = 1.3
20 spores measured in KOH.

Cheilocystidia = 32×6, 33×5, 33×7, 34×7, 35×6, 35×6, 35×6, 35×7, 35×8, 36×9, 38×8, 40×7, 41×7, 41×9, 45×9 µ
Caulocystidia = 32×11, 42×5, 42×6, 44×9, 51×11, 56×10, 57×8, 61×10 µ
Pileocystidia = 40×5, 43×8 µ
Basidia 4-spored, sulphidia absent.

Images

Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH
Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH
Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH
Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH
Spores, 1000x, mounted in H2O
Cheilocystidia
Caulocystidia
Pileocystidium, 1000x, mounted in KOH
Pileopellis, 400x, mounted in KOH

Proposed Names

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