Observation 80455: Gymnopilus penetrans (Fr.) Murrill
When: 2011-10-23
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Almost exclusively growing from the pine cones of Pinus taeda. I found only one growing from a stick which appeared to be pine as well.

Spore print is a “rusty yellow”.

Spores are thick walled and appear to be slightly roughened.

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I suspect
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-10-24 13:15:40 EDT (-0400)

that it is the common Gymnopilus penetrans (often misinterpreted as sapineus..). interesting to see what spore measures you come up with.

That is what I was thinking
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-10-24 13:03:44 EDT (-0400)

I’m going to spend more time with the specimen under the scope soon. I measured fifteen spores from the gill but I’d rather measure the spores from the spore print.
I didn’t see any cool looking cystidia or anything but I’m going to check it out again when I’m not pushed for time.

Some kind of Gymnopilus maybe
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-10-24 12:56:26 EDT (-0400)


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