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 Add this item to the list  811486 Original description
   
Remarks (public):The species is distinguished by a granular cap surface, small size, and rather large hymenial cystidia. It belongs to section Cystopsathyra (Kits van Waveren 1985) recognized by a powdery-mealy cap surface. Less than ten species are known world-wide from the section, all of them rare. The species differs from Psathyrella albofloccosa in having slightly smaller, elongate spores and larger, sometimes subacute cystidia. P. sphaerocystis has very small cystidia, wider spores and grows on dung while P. globosivelata has smaller spores and often grows on remnants of Agaricales species. 
Description type:Original description 
Description:Etymology. The name refers to Lyckeboda where the fungus was discovered.
Cap 12 mm broad, conico-convex, brownish yellow (Mu. 10YR 6/8), not striate, entirely covered by grey white grains. Gills rather broadly adnate, medium spaced to distant, L = c. 14, ventricose, concolorous with cap, with a faint pruinose edge. Stem 40 x 1.8 mm, slightly paler than cap, white fibrillose, pulverulent at apex. Smell none. Taste not recorded.
Spores 8-9.2 x 4-4.6 µm, av. 8.6 x 4.4 µm, Qav. = 2.0, oblong, subcylindrical, sometimes with a wide upper part or a slight suprahilar depression, in water brownish yellow (Mu. 5YR 6/8); germ pore absent or rarely indistinct. Basidia 4-spored, 17-30 x 7.5-9 µm. Pleurocystidia 55-80 x 12-22 µm, lageniform to utriform, upper part rarely head-like or subacute, rather numerous. Cheilocystidia of two types: A: 30-75 x 9-22 µm, similar to pleurocystidia, abundant, B: small, clavate, scattered. Pileipellis an epithelium of loosely arranged often subglobose, pale cells, 15-45 µm wide; pileitrama with pale brown pigmented hyphae. True clamps and pseudoclamps seen.
Habitat and distribution: Solitary on sandy soil with some deciduous trees in a dry pasture grazed by cows. So far only known from the type locality in Sweden.
 
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