Observation 187437: Gymnopilus P. Karst.

When: 2014-10-26

Collection location: near Castella, California, USA [Click for map]


Who: (Aaron Cena) (mountainplayer)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
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Spore color
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-11-06 12:07:30 PST (-0800)

is usually much brighter in Gymnopilus and I think is fairly reliable.
The bright orange color of the rather smooth cap and yellowish gills in combination are unlike most Pholiota in our area.

I have a hard time calling these Gymnopilus
By: (Aaron Cena) (mountainplayer)
2014-11-06 11:59:08 PST (-0800)

There’s no ring or ring zone. Spore color looks right, but my understanding is that spore color isn’t a really good way to separate Gymnopilus from Pholiota. Wish I would have taken more photos, but this is a very common mushroom that fruits pretty abundantly this time of year, and I collected it only half-heartedly.

Created: 2014-11-05 17:49:09 PST (-0800)
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