CS17_Cantharellus cibarius
Detail of specimen CS17
Detail of ridges
Spores
Basidium
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Cantharellus cibarius Fr., 1821
Description: Solitary to scattered medium sized agarics, on ground rich in Quercus leaf litter.
Pileus: Flat to infundibuliform, yellow coloured with pale yellow and yellow-orange spashes on the cap, dry, smooth; 27-58mm diameter.
Stipe: Thick, fleshy, straight, dry, yellow coloured with darkening towards the base; 8-14mm diameter.
"Gills": Yellow, shallow ridges, dichotomous, vein like and anastomosing, markedly decurrent.
Spores print: White.
Colour Test:
Ferrous sulphate - Stipe: colour change to red; Ridges: darker red.

Microscopy:

Basidia: Elongated with external pigment, 4-spored
Spores: Ellipsoid, inamyloid; 7.4-9.6µm x 4.3-6.0µm, Q=1.33-1.76, Qm=1.56
CS17 Buskett (7/12/09)
Basidium
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Detail of ridges
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