Observation 291956: Crepidotus cystidiosus

When: 2017-09-22

Collection location: Bent Creek, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mike Hopping (AvlMike)

No specimen available

Found on what appear to be fragments of conifer twigs that were lying on leaf litter in mixed woods. Caps to 7 cm long; another was 5 cm deep. Caps white, mostly glabrous, hygrophanous, radially lined, white wooly at point of attachment. Gills to 6 mm tall, finely fimbriate at 10×. Spores brown.


Crepidotus cystidiosus.jpg

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Used references: Hesler & Smith. North American Species of Crepidotus
Based on microscopic features: Spores globose, 6-7 μ, perhaps slightly roughened. Mildly clavate pleurocystidia present, mainly in sections relatively near gill edges.

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