Observation 25079: Phaeolus schweinitzii (Fr.) Pat.

When: 2009-09-08

Collection location: Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: kate (kate)

No specimen available

This is a rather large shelf type mushroom growning at the base of a large mature and intact pine tree. I am not fully versed on tree identification as of yet. Perhaps the bark or pine needles will be recognized by a keen observer. This mushroom is growing on the north side of the tree on a north facing bank. The coloring is more vivid in person with brown towards the the center becoming a bright yellow towards the edges with a slightly darker brown rim bordering the edges. The surface is wavey, the texture is firm. I was unable to get a clear shot of the underside however it appeared to be yellow. Any help in the idetification of this mushroom is greatly appreciated. Kate

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:21 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Lewisberry Pennsylvania U.S.A.’ to ‘Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, USA


Large shelf type mushroom growing on the base of a mature pine tree.

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