When: 2014-08-04

Collection location: Ragged Mountain Natural Area, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: dario.z (dario13)

No specimen available


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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-08-06 00:16:46 CDT (-0400)

consider that Pleurotus porrigens is very fragile, thin, and usually found on downed logs in the forest. It prefers to grow on sapwood. Pleurotus pulmonarius could be anywhere, has a stipe (stem), and gills descending the stipe. It is usually more robust. I have seen individual specimens with stipes of 6 inches in length.