Observation 340122: Inocybe godeyi Gillet

When: 2018-10-20

Collection location: Parque de Monsanto, Lisboa, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

Growing on calcareous soil.

Dimension of the spores:
9 – 10 (10.4) × (5.4) 5.7 – 6.4 (6.9) µm
Q = (1.4) 1.5 – 1.7 ; N = 25
Me = 9.6 × 6.1 µm ; Qe = 1.6


ink sketch – with spores and a cystidium superimposed.
Microscopy: Pileipellis (in water);
Microscopy: Lamela edge (in water);
Microscopy: Basidia (x400, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Lamella edge (x400,in phloxine);
Microscopy: Lamella edge (x400, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Cheilocystidium (x1000, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Lamella edge (x1000, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Lamella edge (x1000, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Lamella edge (x1000, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Hyphae of the trama (x1000, in phloxine);
Microscopy: Basidia (x1000, in phloxine and KOH);
Microscopy: Spores (x1000, in water), removing the background for clearness;
Microscopy: Spores (x1000, in IKI), removing the background for clearness.
Excicata – Note that the reddish tones on the upper stem are still visible, though fade; I scratched the bottom of the stem to remove some pieces of earth clinging to the stem and to reveal the small bulb
Microscopy: Caulocystidia (x400, in congo red).

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One more point in favour of Inocybe godeyi:
By: zaca
2018-10-30 00:47:32 EET (+0200)

The caulocystidia are thin walled and not thick walled as Cheilocystidia. A set of photos was just added.

This seems to be an European species,
By: zaca
2018-10-24 21:01:19 EEST (+0300)

The only observations I found on MO were posted by Gerhard Koller and Anna Baykalova.

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