Name: Gymnopilus luteofolius (Peck) Singer
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Rank: Species
Status: Accepted
Name: Gymnopilus luteofolius
Author: (Peck) Singer
Citation: Lilloa 22: 560 (1951) 1949

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Cortinariaceae
Genus: Gymnopilus

Brief Description:

Cap: 2-12 cm in diameter, convex to obtuse expanding to nearly plane with age. Dark red to purple-red to pinkish fibrillose scales, fading to yellow rarely with bluish tones.

Stem: 3-10cm in length. Typically equal, sometimes enlarged near the bottom. Purple to yellowish often with bluish stains on the mycelium attached to the base.

Gills: Notched to adnate. Yellow, becoming orange with spores.

Spores: 5.5-8.5 by 3.5-4.5 micrometers, bright rusty orange.

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