Gymnopilus flavidellus

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Gymnopilus flavidellus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Cortinariaceae
Genus: Gymnopilus
Species: G.  flavidellus
Binomial name
Gymnopilus flavidellus
Gymnopilus flavidellus
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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

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


The cap is 2 to 5 centimetres (0.8 to 2.0 in) in diameter.[1]

Habitat and distribution[edit]

Gymnopilus flavidellus grows on coniferous and deciduous wood, such as stumps, buried wood, fallen limbs, and sawdust. It may be found in most of temperate North America, fruiting from autumn to winter.[1]

See also[edit]

List of Gymnopilus species


  1. ^ a b Hesler LR. (1969). North American Species of Gymnopilus (Mycologia Memoir Series: No 3). Knoxville, Tennessee: Lubrecht & Cramer Ltd. pp. 60–61. ISBN 0-945345-39-9. 

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