Gymnopus obscuroides Antonín & Legon
(a toadstool)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesGymnopus obscuroides (a toadstool)
GenusGymnopus (a genus of toughshank toadstools)
FamilyOMPHALOTACEAE (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 Gymnopus obscuroides (a toadstool) :
1: Gymnopus obscuroides (a toadstool)
29 Oct 2001 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on bark chippings on flower beds
Image 1: ColonyImage 2: Fruitbodies - dry - top viewImage 3: Fruitbodies - dry - top view (2)Image 4: Fruitbodies - in situ - top viewImage 5: Fruitbodies - in situ - top view - close-upImage 6: Fruitbodies - young - in situ - top viewImage 7: Fruitbodies - young - in situ - top view (2)Image 8: In situImage 9: In situ (2)Image 10: In situ (3)Image 11: Side viewImage 12: Side view - close-upImage 13: Side view - close-up (2)Image 14: Cap - enlargedImage 15: Cap - underside and upppersideImage 16: Clump - side view - close-upImage 17: Clump - side view - close-up (2)Image 18: Clumps - side viewsImage 19: Gills - enlargedImage 20: Side view - close-upImage 21: Stipe - enlargedImage 22: Stipe - enlarged (2)Image 23: Cap cuticleImage 24: Cap cuticle (2)Image 25: Cap cuticle (3)Image 26: CaulocystidiaImage 27: Caulocystidia (2)Image 28: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 29: Cheilocystidia - magnified (2)Image 30: Cheilocystidia - magnified (3)Image 31: Cheilocystidia with attached hyphae - magnifiedImage 32: Degenerating spores in cap cuticle - highly magnifiedImage 33: Spores - magnifiedImage 34: Spores - magnified (2)Image 35: Spores - highly magnified

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 general literature references relevant to Gymnopus obscuroides (a toadstool)

Gymnopus obscuroides (a toadstool) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Gymnopus obscuroides (a toadstool)
This toadstool has only appeared in recent years but soon became a widespread weed species on wood chip. Its precise identity remained a puzzle and it was published as a new species in 2008.
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