Coprinellus saccharinus
Coprinellus saccharinus - Pileus detail
Coprinellus saccharinus young specimen
Gill attachment
Velar elements
Gill trama
Basidia
Cheilocystidium
Pileipellis
Spores
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CS165 Buskett (08/12/10)
CS165 Detail of Pileus
CS165 Smaller specimen
Description: Medium sized agaric, fasciculate, growing on root of tree.

Pileus: Convex to almost flattened, with partial auto-digestion, coloured a greyish brown with a dark grey to black margin, sulcate to ¾ of cap, without setae but with small white granular velar material scattered over the cap; 20-30mm in diameter.
Stipe: Pale greyish-brown to almost white, darkening in colour towards the base, hollow centrally and without setae; 30-95mm x 2-5mm.
Gills: Narrow, changing into a black liquid, narrowly adnate to slightly decurrent.
10% Ammonia: Velar remnants - no colour change.
Spore print: Blackish liquid.

Microscopy:
Velar remnants: Globular cells, some with thickened walls, and occasional filaments.
Cheilocystidia: Very rare - utriform (only 1 seen!).
Pleurocystidia: Absent.
Basidia: 4-spored, 23-27µm x 9.5-10.2µm.
Spores: Ellipsoid to amygdaliform, smooth, dark brown with germ pore. 9.2-10.9µm x 5.8-7.5µm, Q=1.39-1.68, Qm=1.54
Gill detail
Gill trama
Basidia
Spores
Cheilocystidium
Pileipellis
Velar elements
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Coprinellus saccharinus (Romag.) P. Roux, Guy Garcia & Dumas, 2006
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Actafungorum
Identified by Andreas Melzer, personal communication
AGARICALES
Psathyrellaceae