Observation 77938: Gymnopilus rufobrunneus Hesler

Growing in very sandy soil in a seepage area filled with young Pinus contorta.

Max cap diameter 2.4 cm; gills sinuate with two series of lamellulae; taste & smell non-descript; stipe fibrous, slightly enlarged at base, draped with wine-red cortina remnants at maturity;

Spores 9-11 × 5-7 μm, thick-walled, ellipsoid, inequilateral in side view, minutely roughened; cystidia absent; cutis pileipellis; clamp connections present; all tissues inamyloid.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: possibly the same as Observation 119010
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nice find Danny…
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-12-31 16:11:54 CST (-0500)

the lack of cystidia and coloration point directly to G. rufobrunneus.
do you have anymore pictures of the pileus??

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