Leucocoprinus straminellus
Leucocoprinus straminellus
Leucocoprinus straminellus
Cheilocystidia
Spores
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Leucocoprinus straminellus (Bagl.) Narducci & Caroti, 1995
CS87 Birkirkara (25/9/10) Leg.: Ralph Camilleri
Description: Medium to small sized delicate agaric, fasciculate on compost heap.
Pileus: Conical to flat with a central umbo, pale yellow with a darker yellow brown umbo - remnants of the velum, flocculose, dry, striated to ¾ of cap, flesh thin; 14-18mm diameter.
Stipe: Pale yellow, subbulbous at base, with sheating loose ring lower to central, hollow, pruinose; about 1.5-3mm diameter.
Gills: Free, close, pale yellow.
10% Ammonia: On gills - no colour change.
Spore print: Cream coloured.

Microscopy:
Pileipellis: Globular.
Basidia: 4-spored.
Cheilocystidia: Present, cylindrical (19-37µm x 2.5-4.0µm; base thicker 6-7µm).
Pleurocystidia: Absent.
Spores: Elipsoid to almost rounded, small, smooth without germ pore, inamyloid; L=5.0-6.2µm; W=4.1-4.9µm; Q=1.14-1.46, Qm=1.27.
Links:
Index Fungorum
ElAsfouri publication
Cheilocystidia
Spores
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