Observation 64485: Gymnogaster boletoides J.W. Cribb

When: 2011-03-01

Collection location: Cunningham’s Gap, Main Range National Park, Queensland, Australia [Click for map]

-28.0° 152.0°

Who: Roy Halling (royh)

Specimen available

N. Fechner kindly provided the field ID. Found in rainforest, 760 m elevation, dominated by Lophostemon.
Herbarium specimen (REH9455 in BRI, NY)

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Studio image of REH9455
Studio image of REH9455
Statismosporic basidiospores at 40x, using Normarski DIC optics on an Olympus BH-2 compound microscope.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Contorted, cyanescent hymenophore surrounding sterile stipe columella; pileal disc dark red brown; dark red stipe. N. Fechner provided the field ID.
Used references: J.W. Cribb. Pap. Dept. Bot. Univ. Queensland 3: 107-111. 1956.

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sweet secotioid bolete, and even sweeter micrograph!!!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-03-19 09:56:07 CST (-0500)

thanks for sharing with us at home.

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