Observation 205498: Gymnopilus P. Karst.

When: 2015-06-01

Collection location: Lower Meramec Park, St. Louis Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: weed lady (Sylvia )

No specimen available

No stalk! If Gymnopilus why is that?

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Found on a branch on the ground obscured somewhat by wood.
Wood removed for a better view of the entire cap. Bright orange and smooth.

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A question about Gymnopilus?
By: weed lady (Sylvia )
2015-06-02 18:14:07 CDT (-0400)

Gymnopilus liquiritiae is one of the most common fungus in this park. I have seen it MANY times there: Spring, Summer and Fall. Is it possible for this species NOT to have a stipe? This observation did not have one, however it certainly looks like the Gymnopilus liquiritiae I have collected there in the past except for the absence of the stipe. Perhaps someone can enlighten me on this subject.

Created: 2015-06-02 15:39:24 CDT (-0400)
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