Home Page
Picture Archives
Texas Mushrooms
Show mushrooms with pictures
Spectacular rustgill

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
Young spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) near a tree root on a path on Little Lake Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest east from Trail Head No. 4, near Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-11-29.htm">November 29, 2020</A>
LinkYoung spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) near a tree root on a path on Little Lake Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest east from Trail Head No. 4, near Montgomery. Texas, November 29, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Young spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) on a buried oak(?) root on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-15.htm">December 15, 2020</A>
LinkYoung spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) on a buried oak(?) root on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 15, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Side view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-15.htm">December 15, 2020</A>
LinkSide view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 15, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Cross section of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-15.htm">December 15, 2020</A>
LinkCross section of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 15, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Mature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) on Stubblefield section of Lone Star hiking trail north from Trailhead No. 6 in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-26.htm">December 26, 2020</A>
LinkMature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) on Stubblefield section of Lone Star hiking trail north from Trailhead No. 6 in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 26, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Mature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) with cross section on Stubblefield section of Lone Star hiking trail north from Trailhead No. 6 in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-26.htm">December 26, 2020</A>
LinkMature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) with cross section on Stubblefield section of Lone Star hiking trail north from Trailhead No. 6 in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, December 26, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) near an oak tree in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkSpectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) near an oak tree in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) with a cross section near an oak tree in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkSpectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) with a cross section near an oak tree in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Upper view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) near an oak tree in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkUpper view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) near an oak tree in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Upper view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) among oak leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkUpper view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) among oak leaves in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Gills of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkGills of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Side view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkSide view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Dissected spectacular rustgill mushroom (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkDissected spectacular rustgill mushroom (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Underside of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Gills and rings of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkGills and rings of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Underside view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkUnderside view of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Close-up of gills of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkClose-up of gills of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Rings on stems of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkRings on stems of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Masses of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkMasses of spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in area of oxbows in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Mature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) at the base of an oak at an oxbow in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-12-30.htm">December 30, 2020</A>
LinkMature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) at the base of an oak at an oxbow in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, December 30, 2020
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Mature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) in Yaupon bushes in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-25.htm">January 25, 2021</A>
LinkMature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) in Yaupon bushes in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 25, 2021
Location on mapsLick Creek Park, 13600 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Mature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (<B>Gymnopilus junonius</B>) with cross section in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2021-01-25.htm">January 25, 2021</A>
LinkMature spectacular rustgill mushrooms (Gymnopilus junonius) with cross section in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, January 25, 2021
Location on mapsLick Creek Park, 13600 Rock Prairie Rd, College Station, TX 77845, USA

Comments

Download the map and open it in Google Earth for more accurate viewing.

Links

Acknowledgements

Mushroom Observer and Facebook for learning names of local mushrooms.

This web page was generated by a special script.

Texas Mushrooms
Mushrooms of Russia
Mushrooms of Qatar