Name: Gymnopilus humicola
Author: Harding ex Singer
Citation: Sydowia 15(1-6): 76 (1962) 1961
Substrate: cioniferous bark mulch. Beneath young Western red cedar, pine and firs.
Cap: 2-10(11)cm, brown(chestnut), reddish orange, dense fibrils, typical Incurved margin in young specimens(as with most Gymnopilus). Maturing to plane, upturned margins. Gills are ragged and stain brown where bruised/handled.
Stem: 3-7cm. Lighter orange/ white towards stem base. Stains brown where handled. Tenuous mycelium adhering to stem bases and bark chip substrate. Striate down stem, minutely floccose.
Odor: similar to carrot/root vegetables.
Taste: extremely bitter.
Spore print: Rusty brown/orange.
Created: 2009-12-15 14:27:03 PST (-0800) by Michael Wood (mykoweb)
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