Observation 70209: Lentinellus P. Karst.

When: 2011-06-25

Collection location: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Kaleb (Wire5)

No specimen available

Found solitarily growing from a stick that had evidently been blown from a tree. I believe the twig to be from a maple tree though it could also be a poplar or oak. Entire Mushroom did not exceed 1/2 inch.



Proposed Names

17% (3)
Recognized by sight: have the standard shape of a lentinus sp.
0% (2)
Recognized by sight: tiny and just barely stipitate. more consistent with Panus than Lentinus, but who knows.
15% (2)
Recognized by sight: odor of anisette
28% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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no odor reported
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-03-06 15:49:53 CST (-0600)

plus the gill edges of L. suavissimus are adorned with hyphal pegs, not serrations.


By: Kaleb (Wire5)
2011-06-26 15:56:46 CDT (-0500)

The Stipe was smack dab in the center, It formed an almost perfect (conical) cup. I actually almost passed over it, having mistaken it for G. Rufa.

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