Collection location: El Dorado, California, USA [Click for map]
Growing out of broken arm of older live oak tree. Similar specimen grew out of identical place, very similar date, 2 years prior. Specimen was 12.5 cm x 10.5 cm diameter, approx. 7 oz. Observed one week prior as pure white. Eaten safely when cooked and taste as commonly described for lions mane.
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I’ve looked in vain for additional examples in the area, even though there are plenty of similarly damaged oaks around. Wish this species were more prolific!
Good find. I was in Mt. Aukum the day before and was not as fortunate as yourself.