Observation 130725: Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2013-03-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Maybe Agaricales sensu lato Not sure though. Will load several images.


Different shades of colour caused by varying light and where the fungi was growing at the base of the tree.

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Image DSC oo626 does look similar as you had noted. Thanks for your continuing support. kk

Hello Ian and everyone.
2014-04-21 09:15:25 BST (+0100)

I added a comment and eight photos to my OBS reference http://mushroomobserver.org/140057?q=1uTub, you can read and vote freely. Alain.

mushrooms do marvelous things as they grow.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2014-04-21 04:14:32 BST (+0100)

all of the permutations can’t possibly be shown in every photo series.

these fluted caps are quite common in older gymnopus. lovely capture.

By: Roy Halling (royh)
2013-03-25 22:53:22 GMT (+0000)

seemed a good field ID to me. It is very reminiscent of somethings I saaw in Qld this past February.Sorry, I didn’t collect any - too many boletes.

This feature is the case
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-03-25 22:04:30 GMT (+0000)

in Gymnopus/Rhodocollybia quite often.


I have looked at all the examples accompanying the suggested ID, and cannot find one that shows the Habit of the Cap that is So pronounced in the uploaded image. Have I missed something?

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