Observation 10540: Polyporus squamosus (Huds.) Fr.

When: 2008-09-06

Collection location: Greenbrier State Forest, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

This was found growing out of a hardwood stump. It has a very strong smell of cucumber or watermelon rind. It tast like bland watermelon rind it kind of chew back. Spore print is white.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:55 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Greenbrier State Forrest Greenbrier Co. West Virginia’ to ‘Greenbrier State Forest, Greenbrier Co., West Virginia, USA


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Recognized by sight: I have seen this sevearal times now. the cucumber smell is a dead giveaway.
Used references: David Aurora Mushrooms Dymystifyed. Mushroomexpert.com and all the good people at the sept 6th mushroom foray in Greenbrier State Forrest.

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