Observation 26025: Crepidotus applanatus var. applanatus

When: 2009-09-27

Collection location: Thoiry, France [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Found under spruce on rotting moss-covered stump.

The first microshot is of the gill edge at 400x in KOH. Here the cheilocystidia can be seen, they are thick, clavate, with inflated rounded ends.

The second microshot is of spores at 1000x in KOH. The spores are globose, lightly spiny, and apr. 4.5um in size.

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Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Hesler & Smith “North American Crepidotus”
“Crepidotus in Europa” Consiglio and someone… sorry…
Based on microscopic features: Globose brown spiny spores ~4.5 um, clavate cheilocystidia.

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