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Simocybe haustellaris dorsal view
Simocybe haustellaris ventral view
Simocybe haustellaris young specimens
Simocybe haustellaris young specimens
Spores (toluidine blue stain)
Cheilocystidia bundle
Pileocystidia
Pileipellis external pigment deposit
Cheilocystidia
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Simocybe haustellaris (Fr.) Watling, 1981
CS66 Wied il-Luq (10/03/10)
Description: Small, delicate agaric with a short lateral stipe, fan shaped with gills on the underside, on rotting wood (under vegetation) in a high humidy area.
Pileus: Fan shaped, pale yellowish brown in colour, smooth, dry; size 8-10.5mm wide, about 7mm in height.
Stipe: Short, lateral, same colour of cap and gills, with visible cystidia; 3-4mm length, <1mm diameter.
Gills: Initially cream coloured changing to brown, close to distant.
Spore print: Brown.

Microscopy:
Pileipellis: Filamentous, interwoven with external (or hyphal wall deposited) brown pigment on some hyphae.
Pileocystidia: Small flask or skittle shaped.
Basidia: 2-spored (very few seen) with long sterigmata.
Cheilocystidia: Abundant, clavate to tibiiform, in bundles.
Pleurocystidia: Not seen.
Caulocystidia: Present as elongated to clavate hyphae.
Gill Trama: Interwoven.
Spores: Brown, ellipsoid, without germ pore, smooth;
L= 6.7-8.0µm, W= 5.0-5.9µm, Q=1.21-1.64, Qm=1.42
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