Observation 11585: Thelephora vialis Schwein.
When: 2008-09-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: found on a stump growing off to the side very nice specimen i thought. Took it home made a nice meal. spore print white

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:46 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Thurman Area near the New River Gorge Fayette Co. West Virginia’ to ‘near Thurmond, New River Gorge National River, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA

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-62% (7)
Recognized by sight: found growing on a hard wood stump
Used references: mushroomepert.com
5% (6)
Recognized by sight
-11% (3)
Recognized by sight
57% (6)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight
-74% (3)
Recognized by sight
19% (4)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: although small, all the othercharacteristics fit, as Eddee mentioned in his post.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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ok refered to notes
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-01-05 20:37:19 CST (-0500)

This had a white spore print and the outer edges where tender enough to eat although a little tough tword the base and bitter the outer parts had good flavor, As i look at my notes i mentioned in my notes that there was a white slight milky substance exuding from cuts. , I Entered this specimen in MO, when i first joined and really did not know what i know now. Also i was only in in WV a few months. In light of the newest information I would have to place this in Bondarezewia. I have seen others of this and they are huge but also iv seen smaller ones. Tom Volk got it right.

Or..
By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2010-01-05 15:40:27 CST (-0500)

Eddee, did you actually do a spore print??

Noah
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-01-05 05:05:44 CST (-0500)

You’re right, we can’t take every statement for granted.

Eddee, is it possible that you have mixed up this photo with another collection that you brought home?

I know
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-01-04 22:37:25 CST (-0500)

Thelephora doesn’t have white spores but I’m going by what I can see not what I’m told to believe… Does anybody else have any other ideas? My other thought was Meripilus but this fungus can’t be more then a few inches across.

Remember
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-01-04 05:01:06 CST (-0500)

Thelephora does not have white spores (and would hardly make a nice meal either)!

comparing
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2010-01-03 20:55:59 CST (-0500)

it to the Diphasiastrum digitatum it’s growing next to this looks small. It also looks to me like it’s a Thelephora

looks really pale
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2008-09-26 22:25:23 CDT (-0400)

Hi Eddee. This specimen looks really pale to be Grifola. Maybe the picture is a little washed out? or was it really that white? It looks alot like Bondarzewia berkeleyi

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