Observation 50855: Inocybe asterospora Quél.

When: 2010-08-13

Collection location: Duna-Ipoly Nemzeti Park, Hungary [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

Specimen available

Found under mixed hardwoods, mostly oak and beech

Adding some micro-details:

The first micro-shot is the gill edge at 400x in KOH. The cheilocystidia are metuloid and encrusted. There are also numerous pleurocystidia.

The second micro-shot is of spores from the gill at 1000x in KOH. The spores are tan, and nodulose. Nodulose strongly, such that the spores look like stars. The apr. size is 9 × 5 um.

With these strongly nodulose spores, and the growth with oaks, and the bulbose base, that is slightly marginate, these are Inocybe asterospora.



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Used references: Funga Nordica.
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