Public Description of Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel

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Name: Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel
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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

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

General Description:

Small to medium size, light spored, woodland mushrooms; caps convex with incurved margins, thin but tough stipes.1 2


1 D. Desjardin, M. Wood & F. Stevens, California Mushrooms: The Comprehensive Identification Guide (Timber Press 2015)

2 Trudell & Ammirati, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest (Timber Press 2009)

Description author: Joseph D. Cohen (Request Authorship Credit)