Observation 10309: Phaeolus schweinitzii (Fr.) Pat.

When: 2008-09-01

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

This large mushroom was growing from the roots of a dead or dying pine tree in a plantation area slowly transitioning back into a hardwood forest. The entire mushroom was softer than it looks and a bit soggy. It smelled like mouth balls.



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Recognized by sight: Beautiful specimen. parasitic on pine roots.

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By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2008-09-01 13:59:08 PDT (-0700)

Thanks for the ID. :)

Created: 2008-09-01 13:13:40 PDT (-0700)
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