Observation 171051: Gymnopilus P. Karst.

When: 2014-07-22

Collection location: R.M. of Wood Buffalo, Alberta, Canada [Click for map]

57.5275° -111.1965° 288m

Who: Chris Hay (hayfield)

Specimen available


-dried specimen 2.5cm tall (fairly small)
-several fbs growing from same burned Jack Pine log (perhaps ~10), usually growing singly (except in photo)
-pileus orange, darker to centre
-gills adnate?, darker brown than pileus, tiny elongate black beetle insects apparently living between the gills ran away on any I flipped
-stipe white and wider near top and bottom

Growing from burned Jack Pine debris (Pinus banksiana) in the open moist transition area between a JP forest and a rich fen of willows and sedges

Proposed Names

47% (2)
Recognized by sight
49% (3)
Recognized by sight
4% (2)
Recognized by sight: small, ring disappears early, on conifers (esp. pines), common and widespread
Used references: Mushrooms of Ontario and Eastern Canada (Barron 1999

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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