Observation 279615: Gymnopilus picreus group

When: 2017-06-21

Collection location: Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

Very small. Largest arc across cap about 1 cm.

On mossy hemlock log.

Spore print was not thick enough to determine color, but I was able to see it was not a light color.

Spores 4.5-6 × 3-4.


Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
29% (1)
Based on microscopic features: Small spores
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: G. bellulus included.

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Picreus was the first species name that came to my mind.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2017-06-24 04:48:17 PDT (-0700)

The thin dark stipes reminded me of this species. I went with bellulus because of the small spores. These mushrooms were really tiny, so I kinda had my doubts about Gymnopilus. Thanks for weighing in, Jacob.

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