Observation 211233: Neolentinus lepideus (Fr.) Redhead & Ginns
When: 2015-07-21
( 3400m)

Notes: Found on a fallen conifer log(Western hemlock).

Orange, long, tapered stem base. Dense, white flesh. Spotted to cracked cap at maturity. Universal veil remains at maturity. Incurved margin to cap. Floccose stem, somewhat brownish in age, thick/dense.

Elevation: approx. 3400ft.

Temp: low 80’s.

Link to information regarding newly discovered antibiotic properties derived from this species:
http://www.nature.com/ja/journal/v60/n6/abs/ja200753a.html

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Very young, button specimen fruiting on a Western hemlock log. Retains universal veil at maturity.
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Top view of cap makes this species stem appear shorter than it truly is. Orange, tapered stem base attached to inner pith of substrate.
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Expanded, adolescent specimen found approximately 4 feet down the conifer substrate. Universal veil visible. Mature specimens appear similar to Choogomphus, Gomphus or even Paxillus. Always found on Conifer logs.
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Expanded, adolescent specimen found approximately 4 feet down the conifer substrate. Universal veil visible. Mature specimens appear similar to Choogomphus, Gomphus or even Paxillus. Always found on Conifer logs.

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Created: 2015-07-23 12:57:53 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2015-07-23 13:03:55 EDT (-0400)
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