Observation 83034: Tricholoma imbricatum (Fr.) P. Kumm.

diameter 4.5 – 11cm (4.5cm, 5cm, 11cm) Brown background with dark brown tufty to apressed scales. Convex to flat. Reddish dark brown in 5% KOH, darkening and bleeding reddish brown. Context cream and slightly staining brown on injury beneath disc. 5% KOH very slowly (over 20 mins) yellow and darkening to orange brown in cap context.

Cream to buff, broad, close, adnexed to notched. Mottled brown. Occasionally forking close to apex outward towards margin. 4,5,and 6 tiered lamellae, but not a uniform pattern.

Length 10-14cm (10cm, 11.5cm,14cm) width .8cm – 2cm at apex to 1.7cm – 2.4cm at base. Buff brown and fibrous at apex, darkening and with dark chocolate brown scales and fibers. Stuffed to hollow, staining faintly yellow-brown on injury.

Will update with spore information and microscopy.

If this is Inocybe, cannot check for amyloid or inamyloid reaction in spores.

We’re in a huge storm pattern here, sorry I wasn’t able to provide photos in situ.


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800x water mount
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Cap cuticle hyphae parallel
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Cap cuticle hyphae
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gill face
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Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: just somewhere to start – around fulvum (with Betula, Abies, Picea) or imbricatum (with Pinus)

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thanks Irene
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-11-25 11:00:46 CST (-0500)

We had huge storms the last few days, no power! Now I can look into this further!

White spores
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-11-25 10:31:13 CST (-0500)

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