Observation 32153: Gymnopus aquosus (Bull.) Antonín & Noordel.
When: 2002-06-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Very common in Ohio & WV, this pale species in the drophila group has defied identification. It occurs on litter or well decayed wood in deciduous forests in the late spring to early summer.

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Recognized by sight: Pale yellow, strongly hygrophanous, longstemmed with a wider base

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G. aquosus
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-01-19 06:40:45 CST (-0500)

is described from Europe, yes.
I found the study (by Vilgalys, Mycologia 83 (6)) that indicated interfertility between subsulphureus and alpinus (but none of them with aquosus).
G. subsulphureus was then proposed to be a subspecies of alpinus. Very strange..

Is Gymnopus aquosa a European species?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2010-01-18 15:56:43 CST (-0500)

I can’t find it in Roy Halling’s key. We also get a similar species with yellow gills which is probably G. subsulphureus. I understand that it is mating compatible with the European G. alpina which reportedly looks very different.

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