Observation 65538: Pleurotus pulmonarius (Fr.) Quél.
When: 2011-04-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: 4-14-11
Rowan Co., NC
USA

Growing on a dead area near the base of a large, living Tulip Poplar.

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Recognized by sight: Growing on poplar, turning yellowish

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Taste…
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-04-16 13:39:35 CDT (-0500)

The earlier ones were not frost bit that I know of.

Although these had a fishy smell to them and they left my fingers smelling the same way after handling.

taste
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-04-15 19:14:34 CDT (-0500)

should have been pleasant. Maybe the earlier ones were frost bit?

Does Pleurotus pulmonarius…
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-04-15 17:24:19 CDT (-0500)

tend to smell fishy? or just kind of unappetizing?

I tried eating these from an earlier fruiting and they were not good at all. I couldn’t finish swallowing it.

Oops
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-04-15 12:30:11 CDT (-0500)

Pleurotus pulmonarius is more likely then..

tulip poplar
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-04-15 12:02:32 CDT (-0500)

is not a true poplar (Populus) It is in the magnolia family, Liriodendron tulipifera.

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