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Gymnopilus picreus is a medium-sized saprotrophic agaric with an orange-brown cap that grows on conifer wood and sometimes on hardwood. Fruit bodies appear in summer and autumn. Many mycologists disagree about what gymnopilus picreus looks like, and it is possible that the name has accidentally been given to multiple species.
bell-shaped at first, later flattening out and orange-brown coloured. Gills
adnexed or adnate, colour vivid yellow. Stem
darker orange-brown than the cap and darkening towards the base, covered with small light grey scales.
The spores are ellipsoid or subellipsoid in shape, smooth or finely roughened, with dimensions of approximately 8-11 x 5-7 μm.
include Galerina marginata
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