Observation 80458: Gymnopilus sapineus (Fr.: Fr.) Maire
When: 2011-07-19
No herbarium specimen


Hyphae in pileipellis broad (up to 20 μm), heavily incrusted.
Not a good mount, this is from dried material.

Proposed Names

85% (3)
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Used references: Funga Nordica /probably not the same as Gymnopilus sapineus (Fr.) Murrill
Based on microscopic features: broad, incrusted hyphae in pileipellis (photo added 2011-11-13)
30% (2)
Recognized by sight

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By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-04-29 23:29:02 CDT (-0400)

I do not have any other ideas. The specimen in this observation seems like a good macroscopic match based upon Holec’s description. The microscopy you provided is apparently useful for ruling out Gymnopilus penetrans. Is there a chance that you could post pileal or lamellar trama? Spore size and shape?

By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-04-22 12:14:37 CDT (-0400)

This is Gymnopilus sapineus (Fr.: Fr.) Maire sensu Kühner & Romagnesi, Moser, Ludwig, Breitenbach & Kränzlin, Horak

Do you have other ideas?

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