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Gymnopilus bellulus

Distribution: Europe to North America

Habitat: Conifer logs and stumps

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

Gymnopilus bellulus is a small to medium-sized species with an orange-brown to yellow-brown, smooth cap with slightly striate edge. The gills are bright yellow to dull yellow then rusty yellow as the spores mature, and sometimes have rusty spots and brownish stains. The stipe is red-brown with a yellowish apex and whitish longitudinal fibrils on the lower portion. It does not have a noticeable veil and the taste is somewhat bitter.

Accepted Name:
Gymnopilus bellulus (Peck) Murrill

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Gymnopilus bellulus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

CalPhotos: Gymnopilus bellulus photos.

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