Observation 140524: Boletinellus merulioides (Schwein.) Murrill

When: 2013-07-21

Collection location: Omaha, Nebraska, USA [Click for map]

Who: kevin (kfo)

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Growing under trees that provide shade. It does not seem to matter if the weather is hot and dry or rainy and cool. You can almost watch them grow as they grow so fast.
I would like to know what they are and how to kill them, they also spread very fast.

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Yes a pain in the ASH
By: kevin (kfo)
2014-03-13 13:22:26 CDT (-0400)

I have not tried any insecticide. The Ash trees are about 40 feet high. I may have to talk to a local nursery this year. Hmmm most folks on this site would be glad to see them. Why? They are ugly and a nuisance. I have tried some stuff to treat fungus with no effect. I can kill them with vinegar one fungus plant at a time but that is not having much effect on them. They multiply more each year. I would not mind getting rid of the trees (there are 3) as they were planted back too far from the house to provide good shade. I will update this post if things change.

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-03-13 12:29:17 CDT (-0400)

Most folks on this site would be glad to see them. If the Ash Borer reaches Omaha, your ash trees will die and the fungus with them. Meanwhile,try an insecticide or, although not delicious, they are edible…

Pain in the Ash
By: John (JH1)
2014-03-13 11:49:20 CDT (-0400)

I also have two Ash trees in my back yard and have seen these rascals. They appear in July and August and seem to multiply every year. Did any one try the insecticide? Did it work?

This mushroom
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-07-22 08:40:09 CDT (-0400)

grows on aphid excrement. Rather than a fungicide which probably won’t work, you might try an insecticide on the trees.

By: kevin (kfo)
2013-07-22 08:34:35 CDT (-0400)

I researched this a bit and found that it grows near Ash trees. I checked the trees in my yard and found out there are 3 White Ash trees these are growing by.
I am trying Bayer anti funguside to get rid of them.

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