Observation 167651: Gymnopilus P. Karst.

When: 2014-06-16

Collection location: Barkhamsted, Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

48% (2)
Recognized by sight: on dead wood, 3 cm., rusty brown spore deposit
Used references: Kuo, M. (2007, February). Gymnopilus sapineus. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/gymnopilus_sapineus.html
59% (3)
Recognized by sight

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Galerina / Gymnopilus
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2014-06-18 04:31:41 CEST (+0200)

I’ll do my best!

- almost all Gymnopilus are bigger/stockier/tougher than almost all Galerina
- – Galerina marginata(/autumnalis) are the only big ones I know
- – Gymnopilus bellulus & picreus are the only little ones I know

Galerina have ~conic caps a lot and Gymnopilus don’t
Galerina are way more likely to be way more striate
Gymnopilus are cespitose often, Galerina (almost?) never
“Gracile” is a good word for a lot of Galerina but not any Gymnopilus I know of

If anyone has more suggestions/corrections that’d be cool

Dry scaly cap in Gymnopilus?
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-06-18 04:21:32 CEST (+0200)

vs. moist, smooth and lined in Galerina?

Thanks, Jacob
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-06-18 04:13:16 CEST (+0200)

as I have never found Gymnopilus and both it and Galerina seem to have the same color of spores how can I differentiate the two in the field?



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