Revised January 18, 2005; October 11, 2007; March 27, 2013; And July 14, 2013.
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).


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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