Observation 85062: Gymnopilus junonius (Fr.) P.D. Orton
When: 2011-12-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A couple of bright orange/brown mushrooms growing on wood at base of an alder tree. Concentrating on largest specimen: cap 11 cm across, tawny brown with radial wrinkles, flattish-convex with ragged lighter margin. Yellow-brown decurrent gills with some fine cuts in them. Tawny bent stem 9 cm long, 2 cm diameter lighter at top, darker and wider at base with a small ring. Rust-coloured spore print. Spores ovoid/lemon-shaped, dextrinoid and finely roughened, 8-10 × 5-6 microns.

Spores (microns)
(10 × 6.3) biggest
8.8 × 5.5
(8 × 5) smallest
10 × 5.8
8.8 × 5.8
9.4 × 6
9.4 × 5.6
8.1 × 5.3
8.8 × 5
8.5 × 5.6

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Michael Jordan, Roger Phillips
Based on microscopic features: Spores

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