Name: Tyromyces chioneus (Fr.) P. Karst.
Most Confident Observations:
Copyright © 2009 James V. Gallagher IV (lbjvg)
Copyright © 2008 Darvin DeShazer (darv)
Copyright © 2012 Douglas Smith (douglas)
Copyright © 2010 Eric Smith (esmith)
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First person to use this name on MO: Darvin DeShazer
Editors: Alan Rockefeller, Erlon, Chaelthomas

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Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Tyromyces

Pileus imbricate, sessile, dimidiate, convex, 2-4 X 3-6 X 1 cm.; surface sodden, grayish-cinereous or yellowish-white, azonate, smooth, pubescent to glabrous, margin acute but rather thick, entire, concolorous, fertile; context sodden and watery when fresh, with a mild flavor and acid odor, white, homogeneous and fragile when dry, cutting with a smooth surface, 7-10 mm. thick; tubes shorter than the thickness of the context, 2-4 mm. long, white to yellowish within, fragile, mouths even, glistening, angular, sinuous at times, 4 to a mm., white to ochraceous, edges thin, fimbriate-dentate; spores cylindric, curved, 4-5
X 1-2 p.. Found once on an oak stump at Corvallis, Oregon.

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By: Damien Moody (audiodef)
2011-12-05 15:28:03 EET (+0200)

This mushroom is inedible according to

Created: 2007-01-10 07:05:24 EET (+0200) by Darvin DeShazer (darv)
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