Observation 120089: Lentinellus P. Karst.

When: 2012-12-15

Collection location: Hamlin Park East Woods, Shoreline, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mark Lee (EdibleGuy)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing on the roots of a blown over Douglas Fir. The roots are completely ripped of the ground. The tree fell over within the last 2 years. This looks like an oyster.

Images

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The first image taken with my new microscope. Eyepiece with reticle will arrive next week.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
54% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Acrid taste, right?

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Acrid means burning
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-12-20 23:55:42 NZDT (+1300)

Still not sure which Lentinellus it could be, maybe ursinus

my mouth is burning
By: Mark Lee (EdibleGuy)
2012-12-20 22:28:55 NZDT (+1300)

I put a small bit in my mouth and chewed it. Burning, peppery sensation like a strong radish. My mouth is still burning after rinsing many times. Is that acrid? I’m not sure what acrid means.

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