Psathyrella prona (Fr.) Gillet (1878)


Photo & Collection: Debbie Viess

Cap size: ~10-12 m/m  (!)           Odor/Taste: not documented           Habitat: grassy lawn (possibly fertilized)

SPORES: 13-16 (17.5) x 7-9 (11)
ELLIPTICAL, SMOOTH, APICAL PORE, LARGE ~1-2, SHAPE APPEARING TRUNCATED AS A RESULT.

On the photo -- some spores are mature and some not, only the darkest (=matured) should be measured.


BASIDIA: 4 (2 VERY FREQUENTLY).
AVG: 25-33 x 13-16
BASAL CLAMPS: NONE OBSERVED
CHEILOCYSTIDIOGRAM

CHEILOCYSTIDIA: ABUNDANT, NOT FORMING A STERILE BAND. GENERALLY LAGENIFORM, WITH VERY LONG OR SHORT NECKS, SOMETIMES TAPERING. ASPECT RATIO VERY VARIABLE, SOME ELONGATED, SOME VERY CHUBBY -- 28-60x12-20. THE ELONGATED NECKS FREQUENTLY FORKED (!)


Forked necks