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Observation 137950: Lentinus strigosus Fr. (Site ID) (Panus lecomtei)

When: 2013-06-28

Collection location: Alva, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)

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thanks Myxomop
By: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)
2013-06-29 11:33:18 PDT (-0700)

Like yourself, I’m very curious about the differences in “Lentinus crinitus” and other Lentinus species here… and I find a lot! For every bolete or Amanita species, I find 100 Lentinus….

thanks for the complement


the presence of
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-06-29 11:20:49 PDT (-0700)

“PINK L. crinitus?!”

in the notes (since erased) was what made me suspect you’d made that assumption.

nice photos, by the way.

I am aware of this, Myxomop
By: Benjamin Dion (benjamindion)
2013-06-29 10:45:52 PDT (-0700)

These were all on the same log…

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-06-29 10:25:54 PDT (-0700)

not all Lentinus are color variants of a single species. Buy yourself another guide to complement Kimborough’s and you’ll find several lentinoid spp. listed as having Floridian distributions, not only L. crinitus.