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Gymnopilus spectabilis. | by Bernard Spragg
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Gymnopilus spectabilis.

Gymnopilus junonius is a species of mushroom in the family Cortinariaceae. Commonly known as laughing gym, 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 hallucinogenic compound psilocybin.

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Taken on March 26, 2011