Common Stump Brittlestem (Psathyrella piluliformis)

Common Stump Brittlestem (Psathyrella piluliformis)

Observation - Common Stump Brittlestem (Psathyrella piluliformis) - Global. Description: Found growing under brambles on buried wood in a cluster. Ochre, hygrophanus cap. 3 cm diameter which faded from the centre on drying. White stem 7.5 cm long. Buff gills, fairly crowded. Spores brown, smooth, oblong, germ pore; 5-6.5 x 3-4 microns. C

Found growing under brambles on buried wood in a cluster.
Ochre, hygrophanus cap. 3 cm diameter which faded from the centre on drying.
White stem 7.5 cm long.
Buff gills, fairly crowded.
Spores brown, smooth, oblong, germ pore; 5-6.5 x 3-4 microns.
Cheilocystidia (pics 7 & 8) similar to pleurocystidia (pics 9 & 10), obtusely fusiform to clavate.

From Fungi Nordica.