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Gymnopus acervatus
clustered Collybia, conifer toughshank

Habitat: Conifer forests

Substrate: Rotting logs and stumps, other woody debris

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Identification Notes:

A number of Gymnopus species form clusters with stipes fused together at their bases, making it possible to excavate the entire unit from the substrate. Gymnopus acervatus has caps that are reddish brown with paler edges, narrow, pale pinkish gills, and red to red brown, hollow, shiny stipes with whitish hairs and narrow strands at the base. It is a common inhabitant of conifer forest, occurring on rotting logs and stumps, and other woody debris.

Accepted Name:
Gymnopus acervatus (Fr.) Murrill

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Gymnopus acervatus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

CalPhotos: Gymnopus acervatus photos

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