Observation 25542: Gymnopilus spectabilis (Weinm.) A.H. Sm.

Found growing on a hard wood stump, Several where growing in a clump Spore print orange.

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Recognized by sight: found growing on hard wood stump
Based on chemical features: KOH red on cap then turning black over 30 min
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probley not G. Luteus
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-09-22 00:03:27 EDT (-0400)

I don’t think it is Gymopilus s luteus because the stems are very thick G. luteus has somewhat thinner stem. It is slender more so than G spectabilis. In KOH the cap surface turns red then to black. I was under the impression that gymopilus luteus doesn’t change black in KOH.

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