When: 2009-09-21

Collection location: Greenbelt National Park, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: bryan

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing on base of dead oak in mixed hardwood and conifer forest. Clustered, many stalks growing from central base. Bright orange-yellow cap with radial lines, smooth, dry, 2-4 inches diameter. Gills close, attached, same color as cap but darker near stipe. Ring present on stipe. Stipe solid, fibrous. Taste bitter. Smell mild. Spore print rusty brown.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:53 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Greenbelt, MD, USA’ to ‘Greenbelt, Maryland, USA’

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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified
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What?!
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-09-22 12:55:25 CDT (-0400)

Now they’ve deprecated Gymnopilus spectabilis? WHY!?

Is nothing sacred?

:)