Gymnopilus ventricosus

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Gymnopilus ventricosus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Cortinariaceae
Genus: Gymnopilus
Species: G. ventricosus
Binomial name
Gymnopilus ventricosus
(Earle) Hesler (1969)

Pholiota ventricosa Earle (1902)

Gymnopilus ventricosus
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Mycological characteristics
gills on hymenium
cap is convex

hymenium is adnexed

or adnate
ecology is saprotrophic

Gymnopilus ventricosus is a species of mushroom in the Cortinariaceae family. It was described from the Stanford University campus by Franklin Sumner Earle as Pholiota ventricosa in 1902.


The cap is 7 to 8 cm (2.8 to 3.1 in) in diameter.[2]Contains no psilocybin


  1. ^ "Gymnopilus ventricosus (Earle) Hesler 1969". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-02-09. 
  2. ^ Hesler LR. (1969). North American Species of Gymnopilus (Mycologia Memoir Series: No 3). Knoxville, Tennessee: Lubrecht & Cramer Ltd. pp. 20–21. ISBN 0-945345-39-9. 

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