Prepared microscope slide: Basidiomycota: Psalliota pileus vertical section. It is characteristic of Agaricus thyat they have a fleshy cap (or pileus).
Kingdom: Fungi / Division: Basidiomycota / Class: Agaricomycetes / Order: Agaricales / Family: Agaricaceae / Genus: Agaricus
Synonyms: Amanita Dill. ex Boehm. (1760); Fungus Tourn. ex Adans. (1763); Hypophyllum Paulet (1808); Myces Paulet (1808); Agaricus trib. Psalliota Fr. (1821); Pratella (Pers.) Gray (1821); Psalliota (Fr.) P.Kumm. (1871)
The main mage is of Psalliota pileus vertical section at 40x. A second and third image are at 100x and 400x.
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This slide was prepared by Gerrard of England # ZMC-580-0. It has been used in an unknown classroom setting. From the quality of the work, and the general appearance, it is estimated to have been prepared prior to 1960.
Forensics Lab Supply Number 3863384.
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