Observation 32235: Flammulina velutipes (Curtis) Singer
When: 2010-01-19
No herbarium specimen

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

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Created: 2010-01-19 09:34:05 PST (-0800)
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