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synonyms: Common Rustgill, Foltoslemezû lánggomba, Geflecktblätteriger Tannenflämmling
Gymnopilus penetrans 3 Mushroom
Ref No: 7843
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Gymnopilus penetrans Mushroom
Ref No: 7844
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Gymnopilus penetrans2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7845
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edibility: Poisonous/Suspect
fungus colour: Yellow, Red or redish or pink
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on wood

Gymnopilus penetrans (Fr. ex Fr.) Murr. syn. Flammula penetrans (Fr. ex Fr.) Quid. Geflecktblätteriger Tannenflämmling Common Rustgill Foltoslemezû lánggomba (tõkegomba). Cap 2-5cm across, bell-shaped to convex then flattened, often with a wavy margin; chrome yellow to golden then tawny and fading yellowish in age; smooth. Gills adnate, close, moderately broad; gold or yellowish white becoming tawny-spotted. Stem 40-60 x 4-7mm, sometimes enlarged toward base; yellowish; base whitish with downy hairs. Veil white, fibrous; leaves no ring. Flesh whitish. Odor none or mild. Taste bitter. Spores ellipsoid, warted 7-9 x 4-5.5µ Deposit orange-brown. Cheilocystidia present; no pileocystidia; clamp connections present. Habitat singly or in small tufts on hardwoods and conifers. Found throughout North America. Season July-October. Not edible, some species of Gymnopilus can be deadly poisonous.

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