Observation 97100: Pleurotus (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2012-05-19
No herbarium specimen

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By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2012-06-12 07:09:09 CST (+0800)

ostreatus can have that intense sweet anise odor you speak of. I will look for the tree type, but doubt we have much of that bigtooth aspen in our area. They are typical on poplar however.

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-06-12 06:54:18 CST (+0800)

I’m getting less sure about my Pleurotus IDs every year. One thing I notice is most of them I find on bigtooth aspen have a distinct anise odor. I don’t know if that means anything. It could be P. pulmonarius.

This obs. http://mushroomobserver.org/93462?q=JKxc was very strong smelling and too tough to eat.

Walt,
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2012-06-12 06:45:00 CST (+0800)

why don’t you think pulmonarius?

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