Observation 135558: Gymnopilus junonius (Fr.) P.D. Orton
When: 2013-06-01
(-34.0464° 23.2305° 200m)

Notes: Found growing in large clusters on dead pine stumps in a single area in a pine plantation after mild early winter rain (~5 mm) and cold snap (~10 degrees C). Altitude is approx 200 meters above sea level and proximity to ocean approx 1 Km.

Spore print: rusty brown / orange
Cap: attractive orange with rusty flecks / peels on top
Size: large, some caps in excess of 15 cm
Smell: pleasant, nutty aroma
Bruising: no apparent colouration of bruising
Taste: have not been brave enough to bio yet

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By: lightworkerpeace (gsharpnolack)
2013-06-08 13:11:50 MDT (-0600)

Keep ’em coming.

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