capillitium


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capillitium

(ˌkæpɪˈlɪʃɪəm)
n
a mass of very fine threads interspersed among the spores of certain fungi
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basidiospores capillitium endoperidium and exoperidium) were observed macroscopically using a stereomicroscope (Meiji Techno EMZ-5TR) and studied under light microscope (Nikon YS100) at high magnification (1600x).
Capillitium hyaline thick walled with narrow lumen branched rarely septate up to 5.
The new species here proposed has, as the main features: exoperidium corky, smooth, one-layered, pseudoparenchymatous; endoperidium thin, papyraceous, dextrinoid; subgleba cellular; capillitium septate, dissociated at the septal site, lycoperdon type, without pores, elastic and spores amigdaloid, 4-6 (-7) x 2.
pulchella, but the capillitium, which has few free ends and somewhat horizontal branches, seems to fit that species.