Observation 4071: Sarcodon scabrosus (Fr.) P. Karst.
When: 2007-09-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing in Lodgepole pine woods at the border with Quaking aspen woods. Uncommon. Yes, the flesh is bitter! I felt it even after an hour.

Originally identified as S. imbricatus using the keys at:

Kuo, M. (2007, January). Key to major groups of mushrooms. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/major_groups.html

and

Lincoff, G. H. 1981. The Audobon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms. Alfred A. Knopf, New York.

Later the name was changed according to Darvin DeShazer’s comment of 5 Nov. 2007.

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Sarcodon scabrosus
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2007-11-05 22:45:16 CST (-0500)

The blue green base to the stipe is typical of Sarcodon scabrosus. See Mushroom Demystified color photo 165 and description in the text on page 620.

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