Collection location: Cascades along Highway 12, Lewis Co. and Yakima Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]
Mature and young specimens fruiting from a well rotted Western hemlock log. Cracked, reddish brown caps, decurrent gills, universal veil at maturity, dense white flesh, tapered orange/brown stems, floccose stalk.
This species looks like a white, cracked capped Gomphus or Chroogomphus popping out of conifer logs with a pleasant odor, dense edible flesh, tapered orange stem that extends deep into the log(almost to heartwood in some cases).
Temp: low 80’s.
Link to medicinally significant antibiotic properties found in N. lepideus.
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