Common Rustgill Gymnopilus penetrans


Common Rustgill Gymnopilus penetrans

One of my favourite shrooms with its firey orange shades and fibrous cap. Found growing on rotting logs and stumps in coniferous woodland and very occasionally also on hardwoods. It also grows on woodchips used as mulch.


Common Rustgill Gymnopilus penetrans

Fairly common and widespread in Britain, it can be seen June to November.


Common Rustgill Gymnopilus penetrans

17 thoughts on “Common Rustgill Gymnopilus penetrans

  1. These are all beautiful photographs. As I scrolled down to the first one, however, I had in mind the top of a toasted bun! The third photograph is beautifully detailed.

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