Observation 24816: Bondarzewia occidentalis Jia J. Chen, B.K. Cui & Y.C. Dai

When: 2009-08-29

Collection location: Little River, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

23% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: found at the base of Pseudotsuga menziesii. David Arora and I plan to eat this mushroom at the right moment.
83% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: New name for the Western North American “Bondarzewia mesenterica”, which is not the same as the European species.
Used references: Chen, J., Cui, B., He, S., Cooper, J. A., Barrett, M. D., Chen, J., … & Dai, Y. (2016). Molecular phylogeny and global diversity of the remarkable genus Bondarzewia (Basidiomycota, Russulales). Mycologia, 108(4), 697-708.

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Not good
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-08-30 04:40:23 BST (+0100)

I’ve eaten it and it’s NOT worth it. Let us know if you find a way to enjoy it. it is usually scarce, but some years it fruits in abundance. Seems like every decade or so it is everywhere.

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