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When: 2013-10-13

Collection location: Poughkeepsie, New York, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jay (Tuber magnatum)

No specimen available

Notes:
I didnt harvest them, Im hoping that in a week or two they will have trippled or more in size and quantity. hopefully no deer get at em…

Images

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Proposed Names

8% (3)
Recognized by sight
-17% (2)
Used references: if on Populus species (aspen or cottonwood)
-1% (2)
Recognized by sight: if on hardwoods, incl. Populus species

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Jay
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-10-15 21:02:02 MDT (-0600)

If these are Pleurocybella porrigens, you should be aware that this species has been connected to some fatal poisonings of people with kidney disease.

By: Jay (Tuber magnatum)
2013-10-14 10:59:17 MDT (-0600)

Dave, Im not to sure about the wood,.. I have yet to figure out how to distinguish them, especially the decaying ones… I posted a new pic with a better view of the wood it was growing on.
Thanks

Jay, do you know the type of wood…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-10-14 07:06:05 MDT (-0600)

on which these were growing? If coniferous, then I’d consider Pleurocybella porrigens, “Angel Wings.”