Observation 181294: Gymnopilus P. Karst.
When: 2014-10-02
Collection location: Pownal, Maine, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ground or submerged wood under pine, hemlock and maple. Cap 4 cm., yellow with orange fibers, darker over disc. Yellow gills turning orange. Stem color of gills with white base. Mild odor and bitter taste.

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As if ….
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-10-03 09:00:35 CDT (-0500)

one can tell without a spore print color or other spore info.

Likely Gymnolipus… but I think that completely ruling out Tricholomopsis is premature. I find these two genera to be easily confused in the field.

Created: 2014-10-02 19:17:53 CDT (-0500)
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