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

Proposed Names

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

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2010-01-19 12:34:05 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2011-04-08 13:59:34 CDT (-0400)
Viewed: 55 times, last viewed: 2016-10-26 14:38:59 CDT (-0400)
Show Log