Observation 80155: Inocybe sensu lato (Site ID) (Inocybaceae)

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Gill edge
Spores in KOH; length 7-10 µm

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-10-21 20:53:02 CDT (-0500)

whatever this is it’s really cool. Microphotos would be awesome if the specimen is still around.

Cool collection
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-10-21 17:45:31 CDT (-0500)

Micrographs would be great to see. I have never seen a branching Inocybe either, nor one with forked gills.

Interesting comparison
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2011-10-21 12:19:32 CDT (-0500)

There are elements with this that might bring Cleistocybe to mind, but they fall short for any known members of the genus. The veil here is considerably more fibrillose than Cleistocybe, the basidiocarps smaller, and the pilius too dry for the fall fruiting C. gomphidioides. It’s interesting though that Smith collected C. gomphidioides a few miles from here somewhere near the upper Priest River. The clincher though, is the presence of brown spores in this obs which I failed to mention.

I also don’t recall seeing a branching Inocybe before, which incidentally I have seen in Cleistocybe vernalis. I was also intrigued by the seriously branching gills.

How about
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-10-21 09:20:39 CDT (-0500)

a Cleistocybe – the chunky stature, fibrillose veil with some obscure submembranous remnants, and veiny gills?

I’ve never seen an Inocybe with a branched stipe.