Observation 25031: Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl

When: 2009-09-08

Collection location: Hopatcong, New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

Who: effdub

No specimen available

Notes:
Small clusters of rusty orange specimens. Growing at the base of an oak tree. Very firm flesh; odor is classic edible mushroom aroma.

Over three days, they have changed from rusty to lighter orange..

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:16 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Hopatcong, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA’ to ‘Hopatcong, New Jersey, USA

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Wide shot showing several clusters around the base of the tree.

Proposed Names

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: you may call it “classic edible mushroom aroma” but if you eat it, classic poisonous mushroom results will be quick to follow.

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Omphalotus illudens
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2009-09-08 22:35:16 CDT (-0400)

Should be recognized by the site.

Created: 2009-09-08 17:47:43 CDT (-0400)
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