Gymnopilus liquiritiae
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Gymnopilus liquiritiae
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G. liquiritiae
Binomial name
Gymnopilus liquiritiae
Gymnopilus liquiritiae
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gills on hymenium
cap is convex
hymenium is adnexed or adnate
stipe is bare
spore print is yellow-orange
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: psychoactive

Gymnopilus liquiritiae is a mushroom in the family Cortinariaceae. The mushroom is widely distributed and grows in dense clusters on dead conifer wood. It has a rusty orange spore print, a bitter taste, and does not contain the hallucinogen psilocybin.[1] One of its key distinguishing features is the lack of partial veil.

Description

Habitat and formation

Gymnopilus liquiritiae is a widely distributed wood rotting mushroom, subcaespitose on conifer, seems to prefer dead hardwood in the southern regions.

See also

References

  1. ^ Stamets, Paul (1996). Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press. ISBN 0-9610798-0-0.
  2. ^ "A Trial Key to GYMNOPILUS in the Pacific Northwest". Archived from the original on 2008-09-26. Retrieved 2008-11-20.