Species: Gliophorus versicolor HorakGo Back
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Description:
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Very similar to G. lilacinoides with just as wide a colour range often making this hard to identerfy.

Pileus -30 mm, hemispherical becoming convex to subumbonate, brown to red brown, darker at centre; fading to grey at margin, glutinous, margin striate, glabrous. Lamellae 8-12 (1-3) distant, adnate to subdecurrent; white, glutinous thread absent. Stipe 25-45 x 2-4 mm. cylindrical, attenuated towards apex and base; concolorous with pileus, yellow at base; glutinous, solid, single. Odour not distinctive. Taste not tired. Chemical reactions on pileus: KOH - yellow; HCl - negative.

SPORES: 8-9 x 4-5 µm., ovoid. Basidia not measured, 4-spored. Cystidia absent. Pileipellis an ixocutis of repent to suberect, cylindrical hyphae (2-4 µm. diam.); Clamp connections present.

HABITAT:
Rear; Scattered; saprobic on soil among litter in broadleaved-conifer forests (Agathis). June

DISTRIBUTION: NZ (AK).
 
Common name: None
Found: Lowland podocarp broad-leaved forest
Substrate: Forest floor
Spore: White
Height: 50 mm
Width: 20 mm
Season: Early winter
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Gliophorus versicolorScale bar 
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Gliophorus versicolorScale bar 
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Gliophorus versicolorScale bar 
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Gliophorus versicolorScale bar 
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There are a number of common variations to the colour of G. versicolor, pink with a yellow stipe been one of the most common. Scale = mm.
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Gliophorus versicolorScale bar 
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Another photo showing the same as aboveScale = mm.
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Gliophorus versicolorScale bar 
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On occasions young fruiting bodies can also be green.Scale = mm.
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Gliophorus sp.8Scale bar 
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This is another variation that I have seen with a brown cap and green stipe which had a yellow foot.Scale = mm.
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