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Gymnopilus aurantiacus

Gymnopilus aurantiacus is a species of mushroom in the Cortinariaceae family.

Gymnopilus aurantiacus
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G.  aurantiacus
Binomial name
Gymnopilus aurantiacus
Hesler
Gymnopilus aurantiacus
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Mycological characteristics
gills on hymenium
cap is convex
hymenium is adnexed or adnate
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: can cause allergic reactions

DescriptionEdit

The cap is 3 centimetres (1.2 in) in diameter.[1]

Habitat and distributionEdit

Gymnopilus aurantiacus grows on conifer wood. Fruiting in July, it has been collected in Maine.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Hesler LR. (1969). North American Species of Gymnopilus (Mycologia Memoir Series: No 3). Knoxville, Tennessee: Lubrecht & Cramer Ltd. pp. 78–79. ISBN 0-945345-39-9.

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