Observation 167285: Xylaria Hill ex Schrank
When: 2014-06-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found above/near old maple roots.

Posted on http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/mushroomtalk abt. it:

This is ridiculous. I’ve never encountered this in the probably 100+ species I’ve eaten of mushrooms. Today I tried a piece of a Xylaria raw. It was a young & tender one. I wasn’t in the least prepared for what I experienced, which included this combination:

tender rich mushroomy flavor butter flavor

The last one isn’t an exaggeration to my palate. It tastes like butter has been poured all over it. Crazy.

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Tastes (not texture!!!) like butter; the best raw mushroom in the world! (perhaps)
By: Sam.Schaperow (SamSchaperow)
2014-06-13 16:11:03 COT (-0500)

Isn’t it interesting how they’re not known to be edible, yet, IMHO, are by far the best tasting edible-when-raw raw mushroom there is (may be so cooked, too, though I’d hate to use butter w/cooking them)? (Note: I’ve not had large amounts raw, so I can’t attest to their digestibility in big quantity).

Sam Schaperow, M.S.
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/mushroomtalk PsychologyCT.com

By: Roo Vandegrift (Werdnus)
2014-06-13 15:39:19 COT (-0500)

You ATE one!? I’ve never been so bold… maybe I should try one next time I find it. Tastes like butter, huh? Innnnnteresting.

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