Name: Gymnopilus humicola Harding ex Singer
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Michael Wood
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Gymnopilus humicola

Author: Harding ex Singer

Citation: Sydowia 15(1-6): 76 (1962) 1961


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hymenogastraceae

Genus: Gymnopilus

Brief Description:

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.

Elevation:Sea level.

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Created: 2009-12-15 14:27:03 PST (-0800) by Michael Wood (mykoweb)
Last modified: 2018-06-30 15:42:03 PDT (-0700) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
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