Observation 75693: Cotylidia diaphana (Schwein.) Lentz
When: 2011-08-20
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: at least two spp. known to occur on living moss, of which C. pannosa is not one. That species’ taxonomy/nomenclature is pretty confused anyway (see Observation 98129

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Yes, it is edible
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-07-25 21:31:28 CDT (-0500)

According to books by Gaston Guzman

enlarge the photo…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-07-25 21:00:23 CDT (-0500)

and you will see that this is a rosette-forming polypore, not a Sparassis.

do folks eat this one, like Grifola frondosa?
It’s quite beautiful, regardless.

Created: 2011-09-07 15:34:06 CDT (-0500)
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