Public Description of Connopus acervatus (Fr.) K.W. Hughes, Mather & R.H. Petersen

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Name: Connopus acervatus (Fr.) K.W. Hughes, Mather & R.H. Petersen
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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Omphalotaceae

General Description:

Collybioid mushroom with red-brown cap, growing densely on conifer wood, having red-brown stem with fine hairs over lower part, and white spore deposit.1 2


Northern North America


conifer logs and stumps sometimes from buried wood

Look Alikes:

1 Gibson, Matchmaker: Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest, Version 2.2.1 (2015) (application, latest version downloadable at (Gymnopus acervatus)

2 Kuo, M. (2013, January). Connopus acervatus. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site:



Agaricus acervatus Fr., Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 1: 122 (1821)
Agaricus erythropus var. acervatus (Fr.) Pers., Mycol. eur. (Erlanga) 3: 132 (1828)
Collybia acervata (Fr.) P. Kumm., Führ. Pilzk. (Zwickau): 114 (1871)
Gymnopus acervatus (Fr.) Murrill, N. Amer. Fl. (New York) 9(5): 362 (1916)
Marasmius acervatus (Fr.) P. Karst., Bidr. Känn. Finl. Nat. Folk 48: 103 (1889)

Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editors: Jason Hollinger, Joe Cohen

Created: 2013-01-26 11:45:38 CST (-0500) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
Last modified: 2018-01-14 17:50:28 CST (-0500) by Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
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