Observation 45651: Panaeolina foenisecii (Pers.) Maire

When: 2010-05-19

Collection location: Rockville, Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: Michael Waisberg (waisberg)

No specimen available

Stipe length – 6.0 cm
Stipe diameter – 2 mm
Pileus height – 1.5 cm
Pileus diameter – 2.0 cm

Pileus – Conical, glabrous (bald), soft, light brown with darker edge (bicolorous) when fresh but single colored (light brown/grey) after loosing humidity. Hymenium is gilled and cinnamon cinnamon brown color. Lamella are free and well spaced, lamelulla are present near the edge but do not continue for more than a few millimiters. Border is entire. Smell is non-distinctive (I did not taste it ;-).
Stipe – Centrally attached, light brown/silverish, hollow, fibrous (when cut apart separates in thin strings), straight and equal, no ring, volva or anulus observed. Inserted.
Spore print – purple/brown
Spores – dark yellow under the microscope, elliptical and with a apical germ pore (at 400x)

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[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:19 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Rockville, Maryland’ to ‘Rockville, Maryland, USA



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Used references: ROODY, WC (2003). Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians.
Based on microscopic features: elliptical spores with apical pore

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