Observation 134103: Laetiporus persicinus (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Gilb.

When: 2013-05-20

Collection location: Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)

No specimen available

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28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Fruiting from base of unhealthy live oak (not sure what kind of oak there are so many but mostly Quercus virginiana in my part of FL…) This was wet and easy to break apart. brown gills/bruised brown when handled.
Found within 1/2 mile of http://mushroomobserver.org/133010
89% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Cap (10-25.5 cm wide): soft and fleshy when young; circular/fan-shaped, pinkish-brown with a darker brown marginal band. Flesh (up to 8mm thick): soft, odor of fresh ham or bacon; taste unpleasant or not distinctive. Fruiting: attached to roots at base of living oak trees and sometimes pine trees
Used references: Mushrooms of the Southeastern United States (2007). pg. 62, 262.

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