Observation 69971: Tylopilus felleus (Bull.) P. Karst.
When: 2011-06-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on a decaying log in mixed woods.

Tasted extremely bitter — I chewed a tiny morsel and immediately felt the bitterness at the tip of my tongue that lingered around for a good 10-15 minutes.

This is a young specimen, almost a button, measuring 3 inches in height. Note the unusual reticulation gradient: a smooth progression from a conventional net-like and flat pattern on the bottom of the stipe to a deeply convoluted, raised and intricate matrix at the top.

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Created: 2011-06-23 13:09:42 PDT (-0700)
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