Observation 86975: Lentinula edodes (Berk.) Pegler
When: 2011-09-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cultivated Shiitake logs in mah backyard.

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they are…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-01-31 03:23:44 CST (-0600)

fairly common in florida.
i have found them on various occasions.
i am sure they are escaped spores….
however, i have found them in multiple locations.
all of the shiitake growing in florida has spread spores quite liberally.
they are even mentioned in the book, “Common Florida Mushrooms.”

Beautiful specimens!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-01-26 06:19:23 CST (-0600)
Yes plugged oak logs,
By: Adam Arendell (julius)
2012-01-25 20:59:35 CST (-0600)

I soak them over night and a day later they start to fruit. @bloodworm Is this a gorilla gardener or escaped spores?

i found…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-01-25 20:23:32 CST (-0600)

wild shiitake growing in florida.
these appear to be cultivated though.

By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-01-25 18:24:11 CST (-0600)

I assume this was achieved with inoculated plugs? Neat stuff and yummy! These are my favorite for soups and stews.

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