Observation 96596: Neolentinus ponderosus (O.K. Mill.) Redhead & Ginns
When: 2012-06-04
(38.2349° 120.001° 1997m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Collected on base of Lodgepole pine stump. Cluster of four mushrooms. Dense tissue, ragged gills.

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By: David Rust (incredulis)
2012-06-19 13:30:20 PDT (-0700)

I ate half of the medium sized mushroom. It was very tasty and caused no stomach upset. Again, these were very young, firm specimens. When I cut the fruitbody in half and made slices, there was significant latent yellow staining at the edge of the pileus. Raw, these mushrooms had a spicy odor, reminiscent according to Debbie, of matsutake.

Thanks David!
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2012-06-07 16:04:28 PDT (-0700)

^

Great to meet you a few weekends ago! Take care!

elevation
By: David Rust (incredulis)
2012-06-07 14:28:15 PDT (-0700)

was 6,584 feet. Collected with rain and sleet starting to fall.

Elevation?
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2012-06-07 13:01:36 PDT (-0700)

I know these prefer high elevations, but was simply curious as to the elevation since I have found them at less than 400 feet.

http://mushroomobserver.org/75922?q=IbKL

http://mushroomobserver.org/68207?q=Iapq

Created: 2012-06-07 11:46:12 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-06-07 14:27:27 PDT (-0700)
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