Observation 56882: Hohenbuehelia petaloides (Bull.) Schulzer
When: 2009-09-10
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing from woodchips, but likely a root or wood underneath. Sorry for the old pooey shots.

Proposed Names

55% (3)
Recognized by sight: shape, colour of the young fruitbodies, and the bloom on the pileus.
but if you really want to be sure, put a bit of a gill under a microscope – the species in this genus have fantastic cystidia.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thanks, Else, Kid!
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2010-10-27 11:47:03 PDT (-0700)

^

cool
By: caphillkid
2010-10-27 11:44:20 PDT (-0700)

Looks pretty thin to be a Pleurotus species, but it must be an oyster of some kind IMO. Nice find.

IIRC
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2010-10-27 11:38:06 PDT (-0700)

It was fairly oyster-like, but at that point I had never touched Pleurotus!

Texture?
By: caphillkid
2010-10-27 11:34:56 PDT (-0700)
Remember what it was like? Rubbery perhaps?
That was my first thought….
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2010-10-27 11:33:46 PDT (-0700)

But I remember someone a while back saying it wasn’t. I used to remember what I “thought” it was, but I cannot even recall that right now…

Oyster?
By: caphillkid
2010-10-27 11:31:20 PDT (-0700)

Looks like a pleurotoid of some kind, maybe a Hohenbuehelia species.

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