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Table 1 Spore reaction in Melzer’s depending on the method used

From: Testing spore amyloidity in Agaricales under light microscope: the case study of Tricholoma

Species CMi H20/NH3/KOH CM30 H20/NH3/KOH CM120 H20/NH3/KOH HM H20/NH3
Amanita argentea inamyloid inamyloid inamyloid inamyloid
Amanita phalloides amyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma acerbum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma apium inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma argyraceum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma arvernense inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma caligatum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma colossus inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma filamentosum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma frondosae inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma fucatum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma inamoenum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma josserandii inamyloid dextrinoid/amyloid dextrinoid/amyloid dextrinoid/amyloid
Tricholoma lascivum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma orirubens inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma psammopus inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma ramentaceum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma saponaceum inamyloid amyloid amyloid amyloid
Tricholoma terreum inamyloid dextrinoid/amyloid dextrinoid/amyloid dextrinoid/amyloid
  1. CMi spores observed in Melzer’s immediately after squashing and without preheating, CM30 spores observed after leaving the sample in Melzer’s for 30 min and without preheating, CM120 spores observed after leaving the sample in Melzer’s for 120 min and without preheating, HM spores observed in Melzer’s after heating, H20/NH3/KOH soaking media