Observation 138934: Gymnopilus P. Karst.

When: 2012-10-21

Collection location: Netherlands [Click for map]

Who: Blizzard

No specimen available

I think it is: Flammulina Velutipes (Enokitake, Velvet Shank, Gewoon fluweelpootje).

But others suggested it might be Gymnopilus sp. or a Galerina sp.

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By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-07-07 14:16:28 CDT (-0400)

Would need to see Descriptive macro photos of the pileus, stipe and gills. Also, a description of the habitat and ecology would be helpful.

With the exception of a few unique species, Gymnopilus species identification usually requires microscopic analysis.

Having said that, if your specimen has a membranous annulus it is much closer to G. spectabilis than your other suggestions.

Gymnopilus …
By: Blizzard
2013-07-07 14:07:13 CDT (-0400)

Any chance to determine one step further?

  • Gymnopilus penetrans alias: Gymnopilus sapineus
  • Gymnopilus junonius alias: Gymnopilus spectabilis
  • … ?

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