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CS286 Pluteus sp.
CS286 Pluteus sp.
CS286 Pluteus Gill side
Pileipellis
Pleurocystidium
Spores
Cheilocystidia
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Pluteus sp.2
CS286 Buskett
(23/11/11)
Description: Small agaric, solitary, on carob tree leaf litter.

Pileus: Conical to flat, dry, smooth but with some cracking on the surface near the middle, drab beige with a darker colour in the centre; diameter 22mm wide; velar remnants absent.
Stipe: White, straight thickening slightly towards the base, smooth; 3mm diameter, 35mm in height.
Gills: Free, close to crowded, cream to pale pink in colour, l=1-3.
Spore print: Pale pink-brown.

Microscopy:
Pileipellis: Cellular with internal pigment and with a lower layer of interwoven hyphae.
Basidia: 4-spored.
Gill trama: Convergent made up of large hyphae
Cheilocystidia: Present as large inflated cells.
Pleurocystidia: Abundant, inflated cells.
Spores: Globular to ellipsoid, smooth to rough without germ pore; 5.6-6.5µm x 6.8-8.4µm, Q=1.10-1.45, Qm=1.25

This specimen looks similar to Pluteus sp.1.
CS286 Buskett (23/11/11)
CS286 Gill side
Pileipellis
Pleurocystidium
Cheilocystidia
Spores
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