Observation 97135: Gymnopus (Pers.) Roussel

When: 2007-03-14

Collection location: Davies Creek Rd., Davies Creek National Park, Mareeba Shire, Queensland, Australia [Click for map]

-16.9733° 145.5897° 670m

Who: Roy Halling (royh)

Specimen available

Allocasuarina and Eucalyptus present. This Gymnopus has the texture and habit of G. confluens but the caesious coloration is really different in my experience. Don’t know if this one has a name yet or not.



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Recognized by sight: Pileus 1-2 cm broad, convex to broadly convex, dry, appressed radially fibrillose, dark brown at first, fading and then slowly with caesious tints becoming apparent. Flesh white to pale tan, 2 mm thick, unchanging with mild odor and taste. Lamellae crowded, white to pale tan, with caesious, marginate edges. Stipe 5-7.5 cm long, 2-3 cm broad, strict and equal, dry, pruinose to matted subpubescent, caesious throughout at first, brown toward base with age, with interior hollow.
Voucher REH8921 in BRI, NY

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