Observation 73694: Sparassis spathulata (Schwein.) Fr.

When: 2011-08-05

Collection location: Clarion, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: gorgeous fruit bodies consisting of stiff, fragrant, pale, edible ruffles.

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my favorite edible
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-08-09 19:29:29 MST (-0700)

Sauteed in butter this mushroom is like a meatier version of crispy chicken skins. It’s a treat whenever I find one.

don’t eat it?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-08-09 15:17:17 MST (-0700)

never tried this one myself; no way to cook it in PA.

the trick, apparently, is to get it young…

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-08-09 14:30:22 MST (-0700)

Only found this a couple of times , but have not made it taste good. What is your trick?

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