Observation 118928: Flammulina velutipes (Curtis) Singer

ID# HK17
Macroscopic Characteristics
Fruiting Body Shape clustered, mushroom
Size base of cap is 1.5-2.7 cm x 0.8 cm long stipe
Texture slimy texture, moist, soft, sticky
Pileus (cap) flat, slightly broad, convex
Stipe (stem) dark brown, velvety look
Gills (lamellae) attached to stem, tanish white, wavy, adnexed, broad, white to cream tan,
color pileus yellowish golden reddish brown tan color, dark black in the middle
flesh white- yellow
other when cap pealed- inside white flesh
Taste Didn’t taste
Odor mild, not very strong, a little mushroomy,
Spore Print white
Microscopic Characteristics

Basidiospores average roughly 6×3 µm elongate, elliptical, smooth, bluish tint, hyaline,

Habitat Characteristics
Substrate on bottom floor, next to fallen wood
Location Little Calumet River Trail, Chesterton, Indiana, USA
Time late fall, Oct- Nov

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-12-10 00:08:05 PST (-0800)

Created: 2012-12-04 12:51:32 PST (-0800)
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