Observation 169152: Gymnopilus P. Karst.

When: 2014-07-04

Collection location: Seven Tubs Natural Area, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

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Pair of tiny mushrooms in moss. No spore drop, but scoping a piece of gill in KOH reveals tawny spores that appear to be somewhat roughened (not observable in spore photo).


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Thanks Jacob and Alan.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-07-07 07:28:50 EDT (-0400)

Spores do appear to exhibit the “mango” shape. Seemed to be terrestrial, although there may have been wood decomposing underneath the moss.