Observation 186013: Polyozellus multiplex (Underw.) Murrill
When: 2014-10-25
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Fruiting in an old growth, montane forest. Douglas fir, Western hemlock, Spruce and pine in canopy.

Mature, black specimen- gray hymenium. Fruiting from one single clustered base. 1/3rd. of specimen was harvested. Herbarium specimens available.

Lara Henderson posed for multiple images to show scale.

Elevation: 5500ft.

Temp: Upper 30’s.

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Images showing hymenium(veined fertile surface) underneath two of the many fans in this large cluster.
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Images showing hymenium(veined fertile surface) underneath two of the many fans in this large cluster.
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A happy Lara Henderson posing with her massive find. We estimate the entire cluster weighed 10lbs.
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Image shows the cut portion of rooting base(on right). Mushroom knife is 5cm in length.
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Image shows the cut portion of rooting base(on right). Mushroom knife is 5cm in length.
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Back at home the largest pieces are sliced for cooking with fettucine or frozen-Others were dehydrated.
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Back at home the largest pieces are sliced for cooking with fettucine or frozen-Others were dehydrated.
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Back at home the largest pieces are sliced for cooking with fettucine or frozen-Others were dehydrated.

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