Observation 20932: Entoloma Fr. ex P. Kumm.

When: 2009-05-08

Collection location: Edgewood Blue, Wells Gray region, British Columbia, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

Found growing in 1’s to 3’s in dirt of trail bank with mosses and Peltigera venosa. Caps about 3-4 cm wide, dry, no sign of having been viscid. Gills and spores pinkish brown. Thick layer of white tomentum at and near the base of the stipes.

Spores colorless, angular from all sides, 9-10 × 7-8.5 µm. Gill trama parallel. Pileipellis a cutis of mostly radiating hyphae, tinted strongly brown (as seen when mounted in water under LM).


Vertical section of gill, in water, at 400×.
Spores, in water, at 1000×. (Spores are on the surface of the cap here.)

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