Gymnopilus junonius (Fr.) P.D. Orton
(spectacular rustgill)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesGymnopilus junonius (spectacular rustgill)
GenusGymnopilus (rustgill toadstools)
FamilySTROPHARIACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) :
1: Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill)
3 Oct 2016 OSGR: SU00 50° 50' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
several clusters at base of dead, standing Beech trunk
Image 1: Cap - top viewImage 2: Fruitbodies - lain downImage 3: Fruitbodies - side viewImage 4: Fruitbodies - top viewImage 5: Fruitbody - side view to show underside of ring
2: Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill)
2 Oct 2016 OSGR: SU00 50° 50' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
Albino form: cluster of toadstools on pine stump . Photos: A remarkable group of albino Gymnopilus junonius
Image 1: Albino fruitbodiesImage 2: Albino fruitbodies (2)Image 3: Albino fruitbodies - close-upImage 4: Albino fruitbodies - lain down - black backgroundImage 5: Albino fruitbodies - youngImage 6: Albino fruitbodies - young (2)Image 7: Albino fruitbodies - young - 2 days laterImage 8: Albino fruitbodies - young - close-upImage 9: Albino fruitbodies - young - close-up (2)Image 10: Albino fruitbodies - young - close-up - 2 days laterImage 11: Albino fruitbody - lain down - natural backgroundImage 12: Albino fruitbody - lain down - white backgroundImage 13: Albino fruitbody - LS - white backgroundImage 14: Gills on albino fruitbody - close-up - white backgroundImage 15: Cap cuticle - magnifiedImage 16: Cheilocystidia in gill edge - magnifiedImage 17: Cheilocystidia in gill edge - magnified (2)Image 18: Cheilocystidia in gill edge - magnified (3)Image 19: Cheilocystidia in gill edge - highly magnifiedImage 20: Cheilocystidia in gill edge - highly magnified (2)Image 21: Spores - magnifiedImage 22: Spores - magnified (2)Image 23: Spores - magnified (3)Image 24: Spores - magnified (4)Image 25: Spores - magnified (5)Image 26: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 27: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 28: Spores - highly magnified (3)Image 29: Spores - highly magnified (4)Image 30: Spores - highly magnified (5)Image 31: Spores - highly magnified (6)Image 32: Spores on gill prep. - magnifiedImage 33: Spores on gill prep. - highly magnifiedImage 34: Spores on gill surface - magnifiedImage 35: Spores on gill surface - magnified (2)Image 36: Spores on gill surface - highly magnified
3: Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill)
25 Sep 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
On base of dead Oak trunk
Image 1: Cap - close-upImage 2: Cap - oblique - close-upImage 3: Fruitbodies - side viewImage 4: Fruitbody - undersideImage 5: Gills and stipe apex - close-upImage 6: In situ - oblique viewImage 7: In situ - side viewImage 8: In situ - top viewImage 9: In situ - top view (2)Image 10: Partial veil - just breakingImage 11: Partial veil - just breaking - close-upImage 12: Ring and gills - close-upImage 13: Ring and stipe apex - close-upImage 14: Stipe - close-upImage 15: Spores - magnifiedImage 16: Spores - magnified (2)Image 17: Spores - magnified (3)Image 18: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 19: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 20: Spores - highly magnified (3)
4: Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill)
17 Oct 1999 OSGR: SU56 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
presumably growing from buried roots
Image 1: ButtonImage 2: Cap surface - close-upImage 3: FruitbodiesImage 4: Fruitbodies - in situImage 5: Fruitbodies - in situ (2)Image 6: Fruitbodies - in situ (3)Image 7: Fruitbodies - in situ (4)Image 8: Ring and underside of capImage 9: Button - cap - LSImage 10: Button - LSImage 11: Cap - LS showing gillImage 12: Fruitbody - LSImage 13: GillImage 14: CheilocystidiaImage 15: Cheilocystidia in gill edgeImage 16: Cheilocystidia in gill edge (2)Image 17: Cheilocystidia in gill edge (3)Image 18: CheilocystidiumImage 19: SporesImage 20: Spores (2)Image 21: Spores (3)Image 22: Spores (4)
5: Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill)
9 Oct 1971 OSGR: SE66 54° 0' N, 0° 60' W Vice County: North-east Yorks (VC 62) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies - side view - in situImage 2: Fruitbodies - top view - in situ

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 general literature references relevant to Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill)

Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 13 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill)
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