Observation 85120: Pholiotina rugosa (Peck) Sing.

When: 2011-12-25

Collection location: Ipswich, Suffolk, England [Click for map]

Who: Martin Cooper (martincito)

No specimen available

Notes:
Small brown mushroom growing in a plant pot. Greasy brown cap 25 mm across with dark large central umbo and lighter orange-brown striate margin. Flexible dark grey stem 3 cm long, 2 mm diameter, lighter and powdery at top with a broken ring that was brown on top and white beneath. Light brown free/adnexed gills with fine serrations along edges and maybe remains of cortina on them although it may have been spider web or slug slime! Spore print rusty-tawny. Spores ovoid, smooth, some with a hint of a germ pore, 8-9 × 5-6 microns.

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Spore print
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Spores x400 in Melzer’s Reagent

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Other observations on the Mushroom Observer site
Based on microscopic features: Spores

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