Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Cauliflower mushroom

Sparassis crispa

Description:

Beautiful creamy white mushroom growing beneath a Douglas Fir. Fairly small root attachment supporting this mushroom.

Habitat:

Pacific northwest temperate rain forest. Douglas fir, Hemlock, Cedar, Red alder, and Bigleaf maple with an understory of Oregon grape and Sword fern.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

3 Comments

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 9 years ago

Beautiful spotting and I love your delicious recipe idea.

Seema
Seema 9 years ago

nice finding...

JeanSawatzky
JeanSawatzky 9 years ago

I gently fried this mushroom with onions in butter and finished with cream and salt & pepper. Simple and delicious!

JeanSawatzky
Spotted by
JeanSawatzky

Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Oct 31, 2012
Submitted on Nov 20, 2012

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team