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Lepiota oreadiformis Velen. (a dapperling)

Date 25 October 2005
OS grid ref SU46
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 25/10/2005[G]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary 6 fruitbodies, scattered over 10m, in species-rich grassland
Identification Notes: Often rooting, or attached to evident white mycelium running through bleached litter.
Smell: weakly Scleroderma.
Spore print: white, dextrinoid.

Gill edge: infertile, covered with cheilocystidia.
Cheilocystidia: clavate to slightly pointed, 25/8-13µm.
Basidia: 4-spored.
Spores: narrowly ellipsoid-amygdaliform, 11-13/4.5-5µm.
Cap cuticle: central spot: a subhymeniform layer of erect clavate to capitate cells, overlain with superficial long cylindric, brownish cells.
mid radius: filamentous, repent, end cells of two sorts: short, hyaline, clavate to capitate, clamped cells, 25-40/8-12µm, overlain by long, narrow cylindric, thin-walled, pale brownish cells, 250-300/10-13µm.
Photo Summary: toadstools, in situ, close-ups, LS, cap cuticle, cheilocystidia, spores

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