Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) (5 Photos and Description)

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) 02163

Saprotrophic in mixed or hardwood and conifer woods. Grows singly or in small groups on ground. Slippery to greasy damp tawny brown cap. Margin is initially incurved, but flattens or becomes wavy with age. Close, white attached gills. White spore print. Stipe whitish near apex, buff to darker below with white rhizomorphs at base. Stem becomes hollow with age. Collybia jelly, Syzygospora mycetophila, infects this species.

Gymnopus dryophilus and jelly 1995

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) 

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) 1998

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) 

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) 03775

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) 

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila) 02466

Gymnopus dryophilus (Collybia dryophila)