Observation 145334: Gymnopilus P. Karst.
When: 2013-09-08

Notes: On conifer wood. Bitter.

Spores 7-9 × 6. Cheilocystidia aup to 75 microns long. Hyphae of the pp about 5 microns wide.

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By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2013-09-20 20:55:51 PDT (-0700)

Thanks for giving a thought to this obs. G. penetrans was the best name I could give using PNW keys; everything else seemed eliminable. But I’m not really familiar with the species.

By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-09-20 06:25:33 PDT (-0700)

the spores on G. penetrans are said to be 4.0-5.5.
6 is a little wide.
Also, the cheilocystidia for G. penetrans measures at 25-34, according to Hesler.
this observation is also lacking the whitish, fibrillose veil…
said to be present on G. penetrans.

Created: 2013-09-13 00:34:24 PDT (-0700)
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