Observation 153541: Tyromyces chioneus (Fr.) P. Karst.
When: 2013-11-23
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Shelving fungus. Cheesy textrue very fragrant like fruit. Tast non tasting but irritating to the throat if swallowed. Caps surface greasy brownish white pore surface white Growing on Tulip Poplar. Smaller tree downed 7 years

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: and smell. Fruity.

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yeah
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2013-11-26 21:23:38 EST (-0500)

I have never seen tulip poplar, but I have seen it on poplar. Keep my updated. I have just started using the site and have never had the opportunity to test my theory on a more nationwide scale.

The log is still available.
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2013-11-26 20:08:11 EST (-0500)

I.ll have to do that. never checked out the cinnimon smell before and the yellowing in the heart wood. This is a very common fungus on the property. I have found others but they don’t quite look like this one. They are all typical white with only a faint smell and they all occure on beech or maple. They are a bit smaller and fruit more in numbers. The one in this observation is on Tulip Poplare It is larger and is more brown hugh to them. and the smell is very strong. There was only a small grouping of the them , This is whay I originally called it Tyromyces sp.

perfect
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2013-11-26 08:25:59 EST (-0500)

I notice that Tyromyces seems to prefer smaller logs on the ground and sticks, usually between 1-6 inches, so 7 would be in that range.

If the log is still available it would be interesting to break it open near the fungus and see if 1) the wood has become very yellow and 2) if it smells like cinnamon.

more like red cherries
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2013-11-25 23:31:45 EST (-0500)

Yes somewhat like cherries very fragrant. The log Tulip poplar not very big around 7 in in diameter.

scent
By: Matt Welter (mattfungus)
2013-11-23 21:05:01 EST (-0500)

Was the odor like “pink cherries”?

How big in diameter was the log?

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