Observation 149772: Gymnopilus P. Karst.

When: 2013-10-24

Collection location: Redwood Park, Arcata, Humboldt Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: R Tripp (eyeprod)

No specimen available

very firm stem. no staining evident. large clusters at the base of a redwood tree

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By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-10-24 19:37:20 PDT (-0700)

I increased the exposure and color temperature.

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-10-24 16:56:46 PDT (-0700)

i agree…
however, for the sake of argument, i think they should be printed and collected.

on another note, the name proposal of “Gymnopilus spectabilis (Fr.) Singer subsp. spectabilis” is ridiculous…

The color balance is off
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-10-24 16:50:58 PDT (-0700)

Even if the photo was in black and white, there is only one taxon that this could be.

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-10-24 16:44:06 PDT (-0700)

if you look at the pileus of the same mushroom…
the print looks a bit off for Gymnopilus…

You can see the spore color
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-10-24 16:40:48 PDT (-0700)

on the annulus of the mushroom to the right.

spore drop…
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-10-24 16:24:08 PDT (-0700)

they look like Gymnopilus…
however, that spore drop on the pileus makes me think twice…

if you can get a print, that would be cool.

i did not
By: R Tripp (eyeprod)
2013-10-24 15:59:07 PDT (-0700)

but the cluster is still there.

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-10-24 15:46:49 PDT (-0700)

did you get a spore print??

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