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Copyright 1998-2013 by John W. Allen.





Gymnopilus aeruginosus (Peck) Sing. Photo: Courtesy of Spore Works Labs of Tennessee.



 

Cap: .

Gills: Slightly crenulate, close, rounded-adnexed. Yellow (nankeen to primrose).

Stem:

Spores: 6-9 x 3.5-4.5.

Sporeprint: Orange.

Habitat: Gregarious on rotted wood.

Distribution: .

Season: Fall months

Dosage: Unknown, but considering the large size of this species, caution should be taken when attempting to consume this mushrooms.

Comment: Very bitter.






Photo: Courtesy of Spore Works Labs, Tennessee.





Photo Courtesy of Rich Kneal. Gainesville, Florida.



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