Cystolepiota DB00041                           *Collection Mendocino, California

This is a tiny Cystolepiota  (~15m/m wide cap) with distinctly scaly to echinulate cap.

Epicutis: composed of cylindrical to subglobose cells, some clamped.

Spores: 4-5.5 x 2.3-3.5 dextrinoid, congophilic

Cheilocystidia forming dense clusters along the gill edge. Avg. size is 20-30 x 6-8. Pleurocystidia:  not observed