Observation 110697: Lentinus crinitus (L.) Fr.

Found fruiting directly off wood near a cypress dome, within the ecotone between an oak hammock and melaleuca stand. Slash pines and Sabal palms are also prevalent in the area.

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Recognized by sight: based on location (southwestern FL)
greyish-beige color
funnel shaped
fruiting off dead cypress (hardwood)
deeply depressed center and a somewhat wavy margin
covered with dense, stiff brown hairs
crowded/close gills
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: darker stipe base is suspicious. lacking enough features to call it L. bertieri, but posessing enough to argue against L. crinitus.

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