Conocybe pubescens (Gillet) Kühner
(a conecap)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesConocybe pubescens (a conecap)
GenusConocybe (conecap toadstools)
FamilyBOLBITIACEAE (fieldcap and conecap toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Conocybe pubescens (a conecap) :
1: Conocybe pubescens (a conecap)
21 Oct 2005 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on old cow pat . Photos: toadstool, in situ, lain down, close-ups, cheilocystidia, spores
Image 1: Cap - close-upImage 2: Cap - pale backgroundImage 3: Cap showing gills - pale backgroundImage 4: Fruitbody - in situImage 5: Fruitbody - lain down to show gills - close-upImage 6: Fruitbody - lain down - white backgroundImage 7: Gills and upper stipe - close-upImage 8: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 9: Cheilocystidia - magnified (2)Image 10: Spores - germ pores - highly magnifiedImage 11: Spores - germ pores - highly magnified (2)Image 12: Spores - magnifiedImage 13: Spores - highly magnified
2: Conocybe pubescens (a conecap)
1 Oct 2004 OSGR: SX16 50° 30' N, 4° 40' W Vice County: West Cornwall (VC 1) England
Single fruitbody in field
Image 1: In situ (after rain!)Image 2: Side view - laid downImage 3: Cap - enlargedImage 4: Spore - germ pore - highly magnifiedImage 5: Spores - magnifiedImage 6: Spores - magnified (2)Image 7: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 8: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 9: Spores - highly magnified (3)
3: Conocybe pubescens (a conecap)
22 Apr 2000 OSGR: SU57 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on soil beside stable manure heap
Image 1: CapsImage 2: FruitbodiesImage 3: In situImage 4: Cap - side viewImage 5: Cap - side view (2)Image 6: Cap - side view (3)Image 7: Cap - side view (4)Image 8: Cap surface - profile - close-upImage 9: Cap surface - profile - close-up (2)Image 10: Cap - undersideImage 11: FruitbodiesImage 12: Fruitbodies (2)Image 13: Stipe - close-upImage 14: Stipe surface - close-up - highly enlargedImage 15: Basidiospores - magnifiedImage 16: Basidiospores - highly magnifiedImage 17: Basidium - magnifiedImage 18: Cap cuticle - magnifiedImage 19: Caulocystidia and hairs - magnifiedImage 20: Caulocystidia and hairs - magnified (2)Image 21: Caulocystidia and hairs - magnified (3)Image 22: Caulocystidia and hairs - magnified (4)Image 23: Caulocystidia and hairs on stipe - magnifiedImage 24: Cheilocystidia on gill edge - magnifiedImage 25: Cheilocystidia on gill edge - magnified (2)Image 26: Cheilocystidia on gill edge - magnified (3)
4: Conocybe pubescens (a conecap)
4 Apr 1980 OSGR: SU83 51° 0' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
on horse manure/straw heap
Image 1: Fruitbody - young - side view - in situImage 2: Fruitbody - young - side view - lain downImage 3: Cap cuticle - scalp and lateral view of cell - magnifiedImage 4: Caulocystidia - highly magnifiedImage 5: Cheilocystidia - highly magnifiedImage 6: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 7: Description
5: Conocybe pubescens (a conecap)
18 Aug 1979 OSGR: SU83 51° 0' N, 0° 50' W Vice County: West Sussex (VC 13) England
on horse manure/straw heap
Image 1: Cap - oblique view - in situImage 2: CollectionImage 3: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 4: Gills and stipe apex - close-up - enlargedImage 5: Cheilocystidia - highly magnifiedImage 6: Spore - highly magnifiedImage 7: Description

Conocybe pubescens (a conecap) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Conocybe pubescens (a conecap)
A common species of herbivore dung, especially in woodland. The fresh toadstools are a beautiful fulvous brown and minutely hairy.
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