CS210_Psathyrella sp.6
CS210_Psathyrella sp.6
Basidium
Caulocystidium
Pileipellis
Pleurocystidium
Cheilocystidium
Spores
Cap detail
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Description: Small agaric, solitary, on pine needles, under pine tree (Pinus halapensis) with Pistaccia sp.

Pileus: Conical, coloured buff, dry, smooth towards the centre striated at the margin, diameter 6mm, height 5mm.
Stipe: Pale honey coloured, pruinose near cap, fragile, about 1mm diameter, 30mm height.
Gills: Adnate, brown with white lined edge, l=1-3.

Microscopy:
Pileocystidia: Absent.
Pileipellis: Atomate (18-23µm diameter), with thick walls.
Cheilocystidia: Lageniform (43-51µm long, 12.5-16µm wide, 4.8-6.4µm tip), abundant.
Pleurocystidia: Lageniform similar to cheilocystidia.
Caulocystidia: Present, lageniform, solitary or in bundles.
Basidia: 2, 3 & 4 spored (2-spored most common).
Gill trama: Regular to subregular inflated hyphae.
Spores: Dark brown, ellipsoid, with germ pore; L= (11.3) 11.8-13.2 (13.7)µm, W = 6.3-7.4µm, Q=1.74-2.04, Qm=1.87
CS210 Buskett (19/01/11)
Spores
Cap detail
Pileipellis
Basidium
Cheilocystidium
Pleurocystidium
Caulocystidium
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Identified by Andreas Melzer, personal communication
Psathyrella dicrani (A.E. Jansen) Kits van Waveren, 1985
AGARICALES
Psathyrellaceae