Arrhenia peltigerina Basidiomycota: Tricholomataceae
Arrhenia peltigerina #

Lichenicolous

Widespread, possibly overlooked on the thallus of Peltigera hymenina.
BLS conservation evaluation: NE NR

Pale brown to grey-brown fruitbody with widely spaced, sometimes forking, arcuate-decurrent gills. Stem concolorous with cap or slightly paler, thinly pubescent. Basidia 4-spored, basidiospores (7-)8-11 x 4-5.5 Ám.

Similar: Lichenomphalia velutina. Mainly upland on wet, sandy soils. Granular thallus. Brown cap and stem, gills initially whitish, remaining paler than cap. Basidia mostly 2-spored, basidiospores 6-8(-9) x 3-4(-5) Ám


Arrhenia peltigerina


Arrhenia peltigerina


Arrhenia peltigerina
Arrhenia peltigerina
On Peltigera hymenina, Studland Heath, Dorset. November 2013

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