Observation 139491: Phylloporus Quél.

When: 2013-07-11

Collection location: Vidalia, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

32.2175° -82.4136°

Who: Riona (RionaSweat)

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Please! I need trusted identifiers to help me here. The specimens were found at a local park growing from the embankments of a stream a lot of which were protruding from underneath coniferous pine roots. This summer we’ve lots of heavy rainfall especially recently
These mushrooms have gills attached to the stem. The gills upon picking were bright almost mustard yellow. The caps ranged from the largest being about four inches brownish yellow with what looks like Brown specks (possibly scale) to the smaller ones brownish-red around an inch ti an inch and a half in length. These mushrooms most definitely stained blue when bending the cap skin away from the gills. They also stained distinctively blue along the gills from gentle handling. I know my blue staining from hunting psilocybin cubensis for years. The stem of the larger one was hollow inside. The odor was ever so slightly fruity/flowery with a earthy mushroomy but pleasant smell overpowering that. The caps were watery skin smooth. This may be due to all the rain lately, as well. Most were found growing singularly although there we e a few couples. Upon sampling a tiny portion of the cap skin, it tasted mild with hardly any distinctive taste, nothing to set it apart from any other ordinary mushroom. I’m wondering if it might be a gymnopilus sapineus species. The stem had some reddish brown streaking. Hours after picg they star to darken in color with spotting on the gills and even the gills have turned an orangish brown instead of the bright mustard yellow when freshly picked. The base of the stem where the mycellium. begins was mostly white.


the spore print was rusty brown, I believe.
These 2 pics are after starting to dry. The caps are now a definite rusty Brown compared to the yellowish color when freshly picked.
These 2 pics are after starting to dry. The caps are now a definite rusty Brown compared to the yellowish color when freshly picked.

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exact location found
By: Riona (RionaSweat)
2013-07-11 00:53:11 CDT (-0500)

These mushrooms were found in north America in southeast Georgia, more particularly, the city Vidalia.

Created: 2013-07-11 00:47:23 CDT (-0500)
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