Observation 8461: Lentinus concavus (Berk.) Corner

When: 2008-02-17

Collection location: Parque Nacional Carrasco, Cochabamba, Bolivia [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from el Herbario Nacional de Bolivia

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Used as a food source by locals (and us). Pleasant smell and tastes delicious!
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Used references: Daniel Winkler & Larry Evans
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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: among the most Pleurotus like of all Lentini on account of the very late development of skeleto-ligative hyphae, prior to which the FB is entirely monomitic.
Used references: Pegler, D. N. 1983. “The genus Lentinus: a world monograph.” Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, England. 281 pp.

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-12-13 06:46:26 AEDT (+1100)

the flickr user could be completely wrong. nevertheless, the specimens pictured are likely the same, whatever the correct name may be.

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