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Description type:Original description 
Description:Pileus 20-40 mm diam, at first broadly and obtusely conical with decurved margin, becoming distinctly campanulate in age, not expanding, dark brown (6-7F6-8) overall, at disc with numerous small but conspicuous, conical and concolorous spines formed from tufts of erect fibrils, towards margin with smaller scales and fibrils, at non-striate margin glabrous, dry, veil remnants absent. - Lamellae 28-36 reaching stipe, 7(-15) lamellulae, adnexed, up to 5 mm wide, at first beige, becoming brown (6E6-8), entire edges concolorous. - Stipe 35-70 — 2-5 mm, central, cylindrical, ± equal, covered with concolorous, loose fibrils and scattered small scales, apex not pruinose, brown (6E5-8) above, at base olive grey, dry, solid or stuffed, solitary. Cortina present in young specimens, not persisting. - Context 1-2 mm thick, watery-white, with olive grey tinge in base, unchanging upon exposure. - Odor not distinctive. - Taste not recorded.
Spore print brown. - Basidiospores 8.5-10 — 5-5.5 µm, ovoid-elliptical (in side and face view), brown, smooth, germ pore absent. - Basidia 35-42 — 8-10 µm, 4-spored, clavate, clamped. - Cheilocystidia mixed with paracystidia, 20-55 — 10-15 µm, polymorphical, shape ranging from clavate to broadly fusoid, thin wall hyaline, crystals absent. - Pleurocystidia absent. - Caulocystidia absent. - Pileipellis a cutis of suberect or repent, cylindrical hyphae, 6-8 µm diam.; terminal cells not differentiated, non-gelatinized wall hyaline, incrusted with yellow-brown pigment. Subpellis hyphae cylindrical or slender subfusoid, 12-20 µm diam., wall incrusted with yellow-brown pigment; oleiferous hyphae absent. - Clamp connections present.
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