Observation 118663: Gymnopus dryophilus (Bull.) Murrill
When: 2012-09-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: -found in black oak savanna, multiple mushrooms growing on decaying log

-broadly convex pileus, dry and smooth surface, 26mm in diameter ( color= dark orange center with a yellowish margin)

- free even gill attachment yellow orange in color (11mm in length), with regular lamellulae spacing <1mm apart

-no annulus or volva

- dull dark orange smooth stipe, 32mm length, 3mm width, possibly hollow with a clavate shape at base, inserted institious base

- white spore print, spore shape subglobose to elliptical in shape

-spore measurements (length/width) (in micrometers) I tried to include one of the largest and smallest spores I could find along with the majority of the same sized spores that I found. Measured under oil immersion objective at 100×.

1. 4.98/3.32
2. 4.15/3.32
3. 4.98/3.32
4. 4.98/3.32
5. 5.81/4.15
6. 4.98/3.32
7. 4.98/3.32
8. 4.15/3.32
9. 4.98/3.32
10. 4.98/3.32

range from (4.15-5.81) and (3.32-4.15)

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: I am not sure if this species grows on logs though.
Based on microscopic features: Spore size/shape.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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