Observation 28543: Lentinus sajor-caju (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2009-11-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This mushroom grew on dead wood after good rain. I did not do the collection myself. It was brought to me by a friend.The cap is funnel shaped and the flesh is tough. It has a distinct mushroom odour.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:03:41 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Nelspriut , South Africa’ to ‘Nelspriut, South Africa’

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Used references: G.C.A VAN DER WESTHUIZEN & ALBERT EICKER
FIELD GUIDE MUSHROOMS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
PAGE 52

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By: Glen van Niekerk (primordius)
2009-11-22 04:11:43 EST (-0500)

Yes, very very slightly on the edges. I did not notice this until you mentioned it! I have only noticed this in 2 of the specimens.I am expecting the gills to become more orange due to drying.

Did it redden (slightly to stronger) on lying or drying?
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-11-21 17:06:36 EST (-0500)

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