Observation 133286: Lentinula raphanica (Murrill) Mata & R.H. Petersen
When: 2013-05-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Is this a strange Lentinula? Sadly I didn’t keep a specimen as my collection box was full.

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Possibly L. boryana

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Huh
By: Rocky Houghtby
2013-05-09 18:18:24 PDT (-0700)

“Lentinula raphanica is the only species found in the Gulf Coast region”

I have trouble believing this one considering that the brunt of lentinus and its allies are tropical in distribution. Cool find!

I
By: Josh M.K. (suchen)
2013-05-09 18:07:14 PDT (-0700)

unfortunately can do neither, as I didn’t make a collection of this one :/

Can you scope it?
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-05-09 14:52:18 PDT (-0700)

If not, feel free to send it my way.

They look
By: Josh M.K. (suchen)
2013-05-09 14:26:45 PDT (-0700)

a bit different than the other Lentinula I have found down here, though I read in “The genus Lentinula in the Americas”(Mata et al, 2001) that Lentinula raphanica is the only species found in the Gulf Coast region.

I’ve seen them that big
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-05-09 14:17:06 PDT (-0700)

in Costa Rica being called L. boryana, but the ID was tentative.

Created: 2013-05-09 14:10:26 PDT (-0700)
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