Observation 26539: Ganoderma resinaceum group

When: 2009-08-08

Collection location: York Haven, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: kate (kate)

No specimen available

I observed this growing on the ground growing between the exposed roots of a mature Maple tree. West facing exposure. Very firm flesh with a shiny almost lacquered sheen. Very bright orange with a white outer margine. The stipe is reddish organge in color.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:19:04 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘York Haven Pennslyvania U.S.A.’ to ‘York Haven, Pennsylvania, USA



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Chines medicine
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-10-11 21:14:27 PDT (-0700)

This is another good medicinal mushroom known as Ling Chih Known China as the mushroom of immortality, Teas, wines and a candy made with the essence of Ling Chih is available in Asian markets., One way that i prepare it is to soak it in rice whine for two months, then drink a glass every day.

Created: 2009-10-11 16:29:19 PDT (-0700)
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