Limacella furnacea
Limacella furnacea detail
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Basidium
Gill trama
Spores
Stipe hyphae
Pileipellis
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Limacella furnacea (Letell.) E.-J. Gilbert, 1928
CS98 Buskett (6/10/10)
CS120 Buskett (26/10/10)
CS98 Close-up
Description: Medium sized agarics, growing close to broadleaf trees, Quercus and Laurus (CS98), Pinus (CS107) or leaf litter (CS120).

Pileus: Convex in young specimens becoming flattish with age, coloured a pale cream near the margin but brown towards the centre. Specimens from collection CS107 were more yellowish and paler. Pileus diameter: 26-82mm
Stipe: Thick, fleshy, white with pale brown areas, yellow liquid was oozing below ring (CS98), with ring superior and flaring (CS120) or reduced (CS98), smooth above the ring but rough with scales below ring.
Gills: Free, cream coloured, close.
Spore print: Off-white (4D).

Microscopy:
Pileipellis: Interwoven, inflated hyphae
Basidia: 2-, 3- & 4-spored (4-spored most common)
Gill Trama: Bilaterally divergent.
Clamp connections: Present
Cheilocystidia: Present but rare, inflated.
Pleurocystidia: Absent.
Spores: Rounded, hyaline with rough surface, without germ pore, inamyloid; L= 4.6-6.1µm, W = 4.5-5.7µm, Q=1.00-1.16, Qm=1.05
Links:
Index Fungorum
CS98 Close-up
CS107 Pileipellis
CS98 Basidia
CS98 Spores
CS98 Gill trama
CS98 Basidium
CS120 Hyphae of 'scales' on stipe
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