Observation 26341: Gymnopilus junonius (Fr.) P.D. Orton

When: 2009-10-06

Collection location: West Lebanon, New Hampshire, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Carl Jacobs (JCJacobs)

No specimen available

Gymnopilus spectabilis

Common name: Big Laughing Gym

notes: Found growing out of a dead paper birch trunk.

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By: John Carl Jacobs (JCJacobs)
2009-12-28 04:55:56 CET (+0100)

This is the only G. junionus patch I’ve found, and I spent a lot of time in the woods this past summer. I did encounter G. luteus on a few occasions. Most forest in my area consist of maple, birch, and pine, and G. luteus is usually present somewhere, although it can be elusive.

By: george101
2009-12-22 12:36:39 CET (+0100)

That’s cool man. I’ve never found Gym in the NE before. Is this your first time finding it?

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