Observation 87865: Gymnopus spongiosus (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Halling
When: 2011-09-24
No herbarium specimen

Notes: growing on wood possibly yellow birch, red stipe, red or white mycelium at the base of the stipe, yellowish at the top of the stipe, nearly opaque pale buff cap, darker in center, not striate. no gill shot; some photos out of focus.

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By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-02-17 11:39:35 PST (-0800)

Welcome to MO! Let us see what you have been finding.

Chemical reaction
By: Brian Looney (GibbiPicasso)
2012-02-17 08:56:03 PST (-0800)

If this is G. semihirtipes then there should be an alkaline reaction with the stipe but not the pileus.

Created: 2012-02-16 16:54:27 PST (-0800)
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