Tricholomella constricta (Fr.) Zerova ex Kalamees
(mealy domecap)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesTricholomella constricta (mealy domecap)
FamilyLYOPHYLLACEAE (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 Tricholomella constricta (Mealy Domecap) :
1: Tricholomella constricta (Mealy Domecap)
21 Oct 2005 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
in clump around patch of orange-brown dead moss . Photos: toadstools, close-ups, basidia on gill face, spores
Image 1: ArrangedImage 2: Cap - close-up - pale backgroundImage 3: Cap - in situ - close-upImage 4: Cap - in situ - close-up (2)Image 5: Fruitbodies - side view - pale backgroundImage 6: Fruitbody - mature - LS - pale backgroundImage 7: Fruitbody - young - LS - pale backgroundImage 8: Gills - close-up - pale backgroundImage 9: Group - in situImage 10: Red-brown dead moss at centre of groupImage 11: Side view - lain down to show gills - close-upImage 12: Side view - lain down to show gills - close-up (2)Image 13: Spores - focussed on profile - highly magnifiedImage 14: Spores - focussed on profile - highly magnified (2)Image 15: Spores - focussed on profile - highly magnified (3)Image 16: Spores - focussed on surface - highly magnifiedImage 17: Spores - focussed on surface - highly magnified (2)Image 18: Spores - focussed on surface - highly magnified (3)Image 19: Spores - focussed on surface - highly magnified (4)Image 20: Spores - magnifiedImage 21: Spores - magnified (2)Image 22: Spores - magnified (3)Image 23: Spores - magnified (4)Image 24: Spores - magnified (5)Image 25: Spores on basidia in gill face - microscope low magnificationImage 26: Spores on basidia in gill face - microscope low magnification (2)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 general literature references relevant to Tricholomella constricta (Mealy Domecap)

Tricholomella constricta (Mealy Domecap) may also 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 Tricholomella constricta (Mealy Domecap)
A nitrophilous white toadstool with a thin fugacious ring and a strong smell of new meal. It occurs, uncommonly, in a variety of habitats, but usually in grass.
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