Observation 120858: Gymnopilus ventricosus (Earle) Hesler
When: 2012-12-18
No herbarium specimen

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Stems bulge in the center

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The margin
By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-01-08 17:13:24 PST (-0800)

Hesler describes the margin of G. ventricosus as sub-appendiculate, I think this particular morphology is displayed here.

I wonder if any literature exists to substantiate the limitation of ventricosus to coniferous substrates. North American Species of Gymnopilus mentions that the specimen studied was found on pine, but it was the only specimen studied for that work.

G. ventricosus…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-01-08 17:05:07 PST (-0800)

Pileus 7-8 cm broad, gregarious or cespitose, convex, obtuse, reddish brown, disc often lighter…

Oak
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-01-08 17:03:12 PST (-0800)

Yes, it was on hardwood, an old Oak tree.

Darv
By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-01-08 16:46:30 PST (-0800)

Im assuming this was on hardwood?

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