Melanoleuca exscissa var iris (Kühner) Boekhout
(a smoky cavalier)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
VarietyMelanoleuca exscissa var iris (a smoky cavalier)
SpeciesMelanoleuca exscissa (Smoky Cavalier)
GenusMelanoleuca (cavalier toadstools)
FamilyTRICHOLOMATACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Melanoleuca exscissa var iris (a smoky cavalier) :
1: Melanoleuca exscissa var iris (a smoky cavalier)
18 Jan 2005 OSGR: SP50 51° 50' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Oxon (VC 23) England
Growing in short mown grass on lawn under Pine
Image 1: Fresh dry specimens - side and top viewsImage 2: Fresh dry specimens - side and underside viewsImage 3: Spores - in water - magnifiedImage 4: Spores - in water - highly magnified
2: Melanoleuca exscissa var iris (a smoky cavalier)
10 Oct 2004 OSGR: TQ96 51° 20' N, 0° 50' E Vice County: West Kent (VC 16) England
3 dry fruitbodies in grass
Image 1: Cap - in situImage 2: GillsImage 3: LSImage 4: Side view showing gillsImage 5: Stipe apex and gillsImage 6: Cheilocystidia in gill edge - microscope low magnificationImage 7: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 8: Cheilocystidia - magnified (2)Image 9: Cheilocystidium - magnifiedImage 10: Cheilocystidium - magnified (2)Image 11: Cheilocystidium - magnified (3)Image 12: Spores - magnifiedImage 13: Spores - magnified (2)Image 14: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 15: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 16: Spores - highly magnified (3)Image 17: Spores - highly magnified (4)Image 18: Spores - highly magnified (5)
3: Melanoleuca exscissa var iris (a smoky cavalier)
2 May 2004 OSGR: TQ96 51° 20' N, 0° 50' E Vice County: West Kent (VC 16) England
6 white toadstools in grass on the ground under Cherry trees
Image 1: Fruitbody - in situ - oblique viewImage 2: Fruitbody - in situ - top viewImage 3: Fruitbody - LSImage 4: Fruitbody - undersideImage 5: Fruitbody - underside (2)Image 6: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 7: Cheilocystidia - magnified (2)Image 8: Cheilocystidia - magnified (3)Image 9: Cheilocystidia - magnified (4)Image 10: Cheilocystidia - magnified (5)Image 11: Cheilocystidia - magnified (6)Image 12: Cheilocystidia - magnified (7)Image 13: Spores - magnifiedImage 14: Spores - magnified (2)Image 15: Spores - magnified (3)Image 16: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 17: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 18: Spores - highly magnified (3)Image 19: Spores - highly magnified (4)Image 20: Spores - highly magnified (5)
4: Melanoleuca exscissa var iris (a smoky cavalier)
2 May 2004 OSGR: TQ96 51° 20' N, 0° 50' E Vice County: West Kent (VC 16) England
3 fruitbodies in grass
Image 1: Dried capImage 2: Fruitbodies - in situImage 3: Fruitbody - in situImage 4: Fruitbody - LSImage 5: Fruitbody - undersideImage 6: GillsImage 7: Gills - enlargedImage 8: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 9: Spores - magnifiedImage 10: Spores - magnified (2)Image 11: Spores - magnified (3)Image 12: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 13: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 14: Spores - highly magnified (3)Image 15: Spores - highly magnified (4)Image 16: Spores - highly magnified (5)Image 17: Spores - highly magnified (6)Image 18: Spores - highly magnified (7)Image 19: Spores - highly magnified (8)
5: Melanoleuca exscissa var iris (a smoky cavalier)
19 Oct 1985 OSGR: SU16 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
under Beech and Ash in mown grass
Image 1: CapImage 2: GillsImage 3: Gills (2)Image 4: Side viewImage 5: Caulocystidia - magnifiedImage 6: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 7: Pleurocystidium - magnifiedImage 8: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 9: DescriptionImage 10: Description - contd

Melanoleuca exscissa var iris (a smoky cavalier) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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