Name: Gymnopilus validipes (Peck) Hesler
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Gymnopilus validipes

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Peck) Hesler

Citation: Mycol. Mem. 3: 25 (1969)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hymenogastraceae

Genus: Gymnopilus

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Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Pileus: (4)7.5 — 15(30) cm, Convex to broadly convex, margin deeply incurved at first, becoming revolute with age, dry, fibrillose or with small ochraceous brown scales, pale-yellow or ochraceous buff, flesh soft, whitish, yellowish near the gills.
Gills: Adnate to uncinate, close, thin, yellowish white becoming cinnamon.
Spore Print: Orangish brown.
Stipe: (7.5)10 — 13(25) cm. long, (1.5)2.5 — 5 cm. thick, swelling in the middle to sub-bulbous., fleshy-fibrous, solid, elastic, fibrillose, concolorous, white to buff within,the partial veil is cortinate to submembraneus
Taste: Mild.
Odor: Pleasant.
Microscopic features: Spores (7.5)8 — 10 X 5 — 6, ellipsoid.

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