Observation 193946: Gymnopilus P. Karst.

When: 2014-12-17

Collection location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)

No specimen available

These were growing by themselves on an exposed root of an oak stump. The stipe was bulbous, solid, and the flesh was of the same color as the exterior. Partial veil is visible.

Proposed Names

17% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: A Field Guide to Southern Mushrooms, under Gymnopilus spectabilis
55% (1)
Recognized by sight
47% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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I didn’t …
By: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)
2014-12-17 20:36:51 -05 (-0500)

… though I could retrieve them. Would you like some dried material?

And also, re: your assessment, is it the size alone that makes G junonius unlikely in this case?


By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-12-17 19:59:22 -05 (-0500)

did you keep these or, are there any more you can grab and dry?

reminds me of: http://mushroomobserver.org/85944

might be close to G. armillatus.

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