Observation 61959: Hericium abietis (Weir ex Hubert) K.A. Harrison
When: 2010-11-28
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These fruiting bodies were everywhere near Quinalt Lake in north corner. New fruiting in snow. Second images growing on Douglas Fir with Ganoderma applanatum and Hypheloma on same stump. 46cm. long by 24cm width. Evidence of new spines along same substrates.

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First body-46cm long.
Interesting relationship between Ganoderma, Hypholoma and Hericium(beneficial saprophytes?).
Whole fruitbodies- deliciousas as well with garlic, cumin and rosemary. Slowly cook.

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62% (3)
Recognized by sight: From a distance of 300 feet it’s astounding to see these edible icicle fungus!
Used references: Michael Beug presentations- Arora keys.
89% (2)
Recognized by sight: growing from douglas fir

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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