Species: Hymenopellis mundroola (Grgur.) R.H. Petersen (2010) Go Back
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Description:
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This saprobic species decomposes buried wood; has a long stalk up to 150 mm. without a ring and no veil. That grows into a long, deeply rooted tap root that continues underground up to 200 mm. It has a shiny cap when young, that's 30-50 mm in diameter, yellow or olive-brown, with widely spaced white gills.

 

 

Common name: Rooting Shank fungus
Found: Under pine trees
Substrate: Wood (often buried)
Spore: White
Height: 140 mm
Width: 40 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No, non-poisonous
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Macro images:
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HymHymenopellis mundroolaScale bar  
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  Scale = 11.4 mm.
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Hymenopellis mundroolaScale bar  
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  Scale = 8 mm.
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