Inocybe fuscidula var fuscidula

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Inocybe fuscidula var fuscidula

12 October 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Conical, explanding with age, with a central umbo, radially fibrillose, brown to greyish brown, to about 4.5 cm across

Gills

Adnexed to free, pale brown when young, darker with age, margin pale

Stem

Cylindrical, whitish when young, then pale ochraceous, base whitish

Flesh

Pale

Smell

Faint

Season

Late summer to autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

In woods, usually with deciduous trees

Spore Print

Olive-brown

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal to almond shaped, smooth (8-10.5) x (5-6) µm2. Basidia club shaped, four spored. Gill edge cystidia spindle shaped with apical encrustation, club shaped cells also present. Gill face cystidia similar. Stem cystidia spindle shaped with apical encrustation to club shaped.

Edibility

Inedible

Additional Photographs

Inocybe fuscidula var fuscidula

12 October 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright

Inocybe fuscidula var fuscidula

Spores in Congo red viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 12 October 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Inocybe fuscidula var fuscidula

Gill edge cystida in Congo red viewed with a x40 objective. 12 October 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Inocybe fuscidula var fuscidula

Stem cystidia in Congo red viewed with a x40 objective. 12 October 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Inocybe fuscidula var fuscidula

Stem cystidia in Congo red viewed with a x100 immersion objective. 12 October 2015 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin