Observation 138434: Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel
When: 2013-07-02
Who: AJ (j7u)
No herbarium specimen

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-07-03 20:06:23 CDT (-0400)

it can’t be as bad, since many of them were split out from Collybia. Beyond that, I dont’ know.

is is still the junk genus Collybia was?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-07-03 19:50:09 CDT (-0400)

or has it settled into some semblance of “monophyleticity?”

Yeah
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-07-03 18:50:12 CDT (-0400)

Gymnopus is not one of those genera where gill attachment is a make-or-break feature (unlike Agaricus or Cantharellus, for example). There is a fair amount of variation, and free or pseudo-free gills are not uncommon in fruitbodies produced by mushrooms in this genus.

Gymnopus
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-07-03 18:25:01 CDT (-0400)

with free gills?

Spore color
By: AJ (j7u)
2013-07-03 18:07:54 CDT (-0400)

Light pinkish cream

Cap color
By: AJ (j7u)
2013-07-02 20:07:55 CDT (-0400)

I’m not sure if the cap color changed after collection, but the caps are now a dull brown shade, and I couldn’t reproduce it by adjusting the white balance.

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