Observation 10386: Albatrellus cristatus (Schaeff.) Kotl. & Pouzar

When: 2008-09-04

Collection location: Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

Found this growing und a buch of hardwoods there whre seveearal of them. After picking the cap There was a distinkin turnning of green about the edges andplaced that where bruised. The flavor is mild and it cooked up well. It is better to slow cook this mushroom or its a bit tough. The Spore print is white.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:04:21 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Paint Creek Fayette Co. West Virginia’ to ‘Paint Creek, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA



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Recognized by sight: The ca p looks like a strange crest. The green staining very prmendent after an hour.
Used references: David Aurora Mushrooms Dymystifyed. Mushroomexpert.com
Based on microscopic features: spores 9 microns Elliptical smooth.

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