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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Hymenogastraceae: Gymnopilus junonius (Fr.) P.D.Orton

Gymnopilus junonius – spectacular rustgill

Synonyms: Agaricus aureus, Agaricus junonius, Dryophila junonia, Flammula spectabilis, Fungus aureus, Gymnopilus spectabilis, Lepiota aurea, Pholiota grandis, Pholiota junonia, Pholiota spectabilis, Tricholoma aureum.

Common name: spectacular rustgill.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Gymnopilus junonius is a species of mushroom in the family Cortinariaceae. Commonly known as Laughing Gym, Laughing Cap, Laughing Jim, or the Spectacular Rustgill, this large orange mushroom is typically found growing on tree stumps, logs, or tree bases. Some subspecies of this mushroom contain the neurotoxic oligoisoprenoid gymnopilin.

Czech: Šupinovka nádherná, Dutch: Prachtvlamhoed, Finnish: Isokarvaslakki, French: Gymnopile remarquable, Galician: Cogomelo da risa, Hungarian: Aranysárga lánggomba, Japanese: オオワライタケ, Latvian: Ievērojamā liesmene, Polish: Łysak wspaniały.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Laughing gym mushrooms (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) at the base of a rotten tree near Racoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2010-12-24.htm">December 24, 2010</A>
LinkLaughing gym mushrooms (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) at the base of a rotten tree near Racoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 24, 2010
Emerging Laughing gym mushrooms (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) at the base of a rotten tree near Racoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2010-12-24.htm">December 24, 2010</A>
LinkEmerging Laughing gym mushrooms (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) at the base of a rotten tree near Racoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 24, 2010
Cluster of young Laughing gym mushrooms (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) at the base of a rotten tree near Racoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2010-12-24.htm">December 24, 2010</A>
LinkCluster of young Laughing gym mushrooms (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) at the base of a rotten tree near Racoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 24, 2010
Laughing gym (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>)(?) mushrooms damaged by frost at a tree base near Racoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2011-01-04.htm">January 4, 2011</A>
LinkLaughing gym (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius)(?) mushrooms damaged by frost at a tree base near Racoon Run Trail in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 4, 2011
Spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-19.htm">November 19, 2019</A>
LinkSpectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, November 19, 2019
Location on maps305 E Brookside Dr, Bryan, TX 77801, USA
Laughing gym mushrooms (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-19.htm">November 19, 2019</A>
LinkLaughing gym mushrooms (spectacular rustgill, Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, November 19, 2019
Location on maps305 E Brookside Dr, Bryan, TX 77801, USA
Gills of a spectacular rustgill mushroom (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-19.htm">November 19, 2019</A>
LinkGills of a spectacular rustgill mushroom (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, November 19, 2019
Location on maps305 E Brookside Dr, Bryan, TX 77801, USA
Laughing gym mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) with a cross section in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-19.htm">November 19, 2019</A>
LinkLaughing gym mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) with a cross section in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, November 19, 2019
Location on maps305 E Brookside Dr, Bryan, TX 77801, USA
Spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) among oak leaves on a trail in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-19.htm">November 19, 2019</A>
LinkSpectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) among oak leaves on a trail in Hensel Park. College Station, Texas, November 19, 2019
Location on maps305 E Brookside Dr, Bryan, TX 77801, USA
Spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-13.htm">December 13, 2019</A>
LinkSpectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 13, 2019
Location on mapsLick Creek Park, 13600 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Underside of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-13.htm">December 13, 2019</A>
LinkUnderside of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 13, 2019
Location on mapsLick Creek Park, 13600 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Dissected spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-13.htm">December 13, 2019</A>
LinkDissected spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 13, 2019
Location on mapsLick Creek Park, 13600 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Gills of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-13.htm">December 13, 2019</A>
LinkGills of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) under small oaks in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 13, 2019
Location on mapsLick Creek Park, 13600 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, <B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in wet forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-12-27.htm">December 27, 2019</A>
LinkSpectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus spectabilis, Gymnopilus junonius) in wet forest on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, December 27, 2019
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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