Observation 165395: Phylloporus Quél.

Small yellow gilled fungi in a group of three found growing in soil, but I believe also was attached to roots as the specimens were cut away from their habitat.(They were not easily removed.)


The last image shows roots still firmly attached to the stipe at the base.

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Welcome back. I have missed your informative comments. I have three (pictured) dried specimens…..??? I will try and do some micrographs as soon as possible to see if the subject fungi can be placed in its correct group.. I have also updated the voting. kk

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2014-05-20 14:06:19 PDT (-0700)

it would be very interesting to know where among the Boletales it belongs – with characters of all the suggested genera :-)

my fault…
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-05-20 12:13:39 PDT (-0700)

i was way wrong…i apologize.
i really don’t think this is a Phylloporus though…
something is up with those gills that, just do not look right.

The gills
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2014-05-20 11:27:48 PDT (-0700)

can be forked on Phylloporus

Aside from the lack of interveined gills…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-05-20 11:22:19 PDT (-0700)

another difference shown by the Austropaxillus observation (see link)
is a lack of granular/hairy cap surface along the margin. This obs (165395) shows a prominently textured cap margin.

Interveining of gills is a trait that can vary among specimens of the same species.

I didn’t even notice before,
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-05-20 11:15:40 PDT (-0700)

obs 139159 stained blue.

Do Hygrophoropsis species have veined gills?
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-05-20 11:12:21 PDT (-0700)
Could this
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2014-05-20 03:49:56 PDT (-0700)

be the same? At least it looks related:

I dunno what I was thinking,
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-05-18 20:19:07 PDT (-0700)

yeah, they’re obviously forked. (Still to a much lesser degree than I think of for Hygrophoropsis, though…)

The gills appear to be repeatedly forked.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-05-18 19:28:05 PDT (-0700)

This was one of the reasons why I supported the Hygrophoropsis proposal. Also, the gills are thick, which is something I often see on immature Hygrophoropsis.

The veins between the gills is not a trait I have observed on Hygrophoropsis.

Spore print color may also settle this.

I’m lookin’ at
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-05-18 09:03:35 PDT (-0700)

the stocky stem and bright yellow nonforking veined gills that don’t turn into cantharellusish ribs at the stem… could definitely be wrong, didn’t vote Not Likely or As If!

Looks a lot like obs 139159

By: Edward Barge (landsnorkler)
2014-05-18 08:43:39 PDT (-0700)

A look at the spores might help. Phylloporus should have long-eliptical to fusiform spores, whereas Hygrophoropsis has more or less eliptical spores.

Jacob, what is it…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-05-18 07:16:53 PDT (-0700)

about these Australian mushrooms that causes you to doubt Hygrophoropsis?


Dave, Thanks for the nice comment. (almost as good as your image.)kk

Photo of the gills…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-05-17 07:12:18 PDT (-0700)

is really beautiful!

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