Name: Gymnopilus luteus
Author: (Peck) Hesler
Citation: Hesler, L. R. (1969). North American species of Gymnopilus. New York: Hafner. 117 pp.
Misspellings: Gynopilus luteus
Gills: Adnexed, thin, close, pale yellow, becoming rusty brown with age.
Spore Print: Rusty brown.
Stipe: 4 — 8(9) cm, .5 — 1.5 cm thick, equal to slightly enlarging below, solid, firm, colored like the cap, developing yellowish-rusty stains when handled, finely hairy, partial veil usually forms a fragile submembraneous ring or fibrillose annular zone near the apex. Staining orange-brownish or sometimes bluish-green where injured or in age.
Microscopic features: Spores 6 — 9 × 4 — 5(5.5) µm minutely warty, elliptical, dextrinoid, surface finely roughened, no germ pore. Pleurocystidia present, cheilocystidia scarcely projecting beyond the basidia, variously shaped. Caulocystidia absent. Clamp connections present.
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