Observation 17519: Phellodon tomentosus auct.

When: 2009-01-24

Collection location: Jackson Demonstration State Forest, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

Specimen available

Notes:
Sweet smell, taste mild, cap flesh light brown, dark brown in stem.

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Old Phellodon tomentosus?
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-11-05 20:31:21 MST (-0700)

Noah’s measurements put it in the range of Phellodon.

I agree with Darv
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-02-01 14:20:39 MST (-0700)

Looks more like the brown-spored Sarcodon (brownish spines with white tips), but I have no idea about the species. Smell, taste, colours in the flesh and stem base?

It was small and tough
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-02-01 01:19:35 MST (-0700)

Cap was 46mm across, 5mm thick. Stipe 9mm at widest point tapering to 4mm, 33mm long.

Sarcodon
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-01-31 21:22:04 MST (-0700)

Looks more like a Sarcodon than Phellodon. It seems too thick and too big. However the spines are whitish for being so old.
Did you get a spore print?

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