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Go to the NZFungi website for more indepth information on Hohenbuehelia brunnea. Hohenbuehelia brunnea


Present in region - Indigenous. Endemic

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Caption: Fig. 50

Caption: Image from type, Kew
Owner: B.P. Segedin

Caption: Image from type, Kew
Owner: B.P. Segedin

Article: Stevenson, G. (1964). The Agaricales of New Zealand: V. Kew Bulletin 19(1): 1-59.
Description: Pileus 1-2 cm diam., fuscous, paler at margin, orbicular with margin exceeding gills, velvety fibrillose; laterally attached. Gills decurrent to point of attachment, ochraceous yellow, thick, shallow, very crowded. Spores 7 x 3-3.5 µm non-amyloid. Metuloids 4.0 x 12 µm, pseudo-amyloid encrusted with crystals, extremely thick-walled, very numerous (Fig. 1/50) p.10). Cuticle of loosely woven, more or less parallel hyphae with clamp connections, up to 5 µm diam., superficial hyphae dark coloured and some irregularly thickened.
Habitat: On fallen twigs, Otari, 29.7-1948, Stevenson (type).