Tricholoma fulvum (Bull.) Bigeard & H. Guill., (birch knight)

29 Oct 2005 at OSGR: SU56 in Berks, England

Record Summary6 fruitbodies, under Silver Birch, near trunk.
Found asFruitbody
Date29 October 2005
Associated organismBetula pendula
OS grid refOSGR: SU56
Lat/Lon51° 20' N, 1° 10' W
Vice CountyBerks, VC no: 22
Voucher29 Oct 2005[A]
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Notes: Smell: strongly mealy on cutting.
Spore print: greasy, BFF: "B", non-amyloid.

Basidia: 4-spored.
Spores: broadly ellipsoid, with large oil droplet, 5-5.5/4.5µm.
Gill edge: with projecting hairs, c. 3µm diam., of varying lengths, septate, clamped, cylindric to lageniform, hyaline, often encrusted.
Cap cuticle: zebrate-encrusted, brown, septate, sparsely branched, hyphae 3-7µm diam, floating in gelatinous matrix.

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