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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Omphalotaceae: Gymnopus fusipes (Bull.) Gray, 1821

Gymnopus fusipes – Spindle toughshank

Synonyms: Agaricus contortus, Agaricus crassipes, Agaricus fusiformis, Agaricus fusipes, Agaricus lancipes, Agaricus oedematopus, Collybia contorta, Collybia crassipes, Collybia fusipes, Collybia lancipes, Collybia oedematopoda, Rhodocollybia fusipes.

Common name: spindle toughshank.

Russian names: Kollibiya veretenonogaya, Denezhka veretenonogaya.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Gymnopus fusipes (formerly often called Collybia fusipes) is a parasitic species of gilled mushroom which is quite common in Europe and often grows in large clumps. It is variable but easy to recognize because the stipe soon becomes distinctively tough, bloated and ridged.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Spindleshank mushrooms (<B>Gymnopus fusipes</B>)(?) in Kuzmolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-07-26.htm">July 26, 2017</A>
LinkSpindleshank mushrooms (Gymnopus fusipes)(?) in Kuzmolovo, north from Saint Petersburg. Russia, July 26, 2017
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Leningradskaya oblast', Russia, 188663


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