Observation 59179: Gymnopilus ventricosus (Earle) Hesler
When: 2010-11-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Still too young to have any gill shots, but definitely some type of Gymnopilus.

This button was very large.

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A few days later the large one is now about softball size. The smaller ones are just about golf ball size.
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A few days later the large one is now about softball size. The smaller ones are just about golf ball size.
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A few days later the large one is now about softball size. The smaller ones are just about golf ball size.
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Added more recent pics, compare to hand for massive side of this still unexpanded cap.
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Added more recent pics, compare to hand for massive side of this still unexpanded cap.

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Watch this…
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-11-22 13:27:59 MST (-0700)

You might be interested in this short vid showing “Gymnopilus ventricosus”.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TV9LexxdzU

How large does G. ventricosus get?
By: Tom (LanLord)
2010-11-19 07:30:16 MST (-0700)

The large button is larger than baseball size, it was pretty huge, for a button.

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