Observation 204326: Pleurotus populinus O. Hilber & O.K. Mill.

When: 2015-05-13

Collection location: Broome Co., New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Matthew Schink (MSchink)

No specimen available

Growing on a badly decomposed log of unknown species. The weather has been exceptionally dry here the last few weeks and this is the first mushroom I have found this season. Looks like it was fruiting during the hottest driest days. Temps have been in the mid 80s all week.

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27% (1)
Recognized by sight: Large white, gills running up the stipe, sweet smell.
82% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Fallen tree may have been aspen.(several in the immediate area)
Based on microscopic features: spores 12.5×4.8µm

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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