Observation 75693: Cotylidia diaphana (Schwein.) Lentz

When: 2011-08-20

Collection location: Sierra de Quila, Jalisco, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

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15% (2)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Recognized by sight: at least two spp. known to occur on living moss, of which C. pannosa is not one. That species’ taxonomy/nomenclature is pretty confused anyway (see Observation 98129

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Yes, it is edible
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2012-07-25 22:31:28 EDT (-0400)

According to books by Gaston Guzman

enlarge the photo…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2012-07-25 22:00:23 EDT (-0400)

and you will see that this is a rosette-forming polypore, not a Sparassis.

do folks eat this one, like Grifola frondosa?
It’s quite beautiful, regardless.

Created: 2011-09-07 16:34:06 EDT (-0400)
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