Observation 32235: Flammulina velutipes (Curtis) Singer

When: 2010-01-19

Collection location: near Gatewood Rd. and Cunard Rd., Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

This looks very similar to Flammulina but There is NO brown, reddish brown discoloration of the stem and no velvet appearance. It was growing in clumps at the base of a dead birch.
Caps are 2 to 3 cm slimy, orange. striated at the margin. Stem radiating from central stalk. brown yellow turning white at the apex, no discoloration or velvet appearance.
Gills attached sub decurrent close white. Spore print White.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:36 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Gatewood Rd &Conard Rd area Fayette. Co. West Virginia’ to ‘near Gatewood Rd. and Cunard Rd., Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA

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57% (2)
Recognized by sight: found growing from standing dead birch.
85% (1)
Recognized by sight: Young fruitings, velvet stem comes later.

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