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Old Man of the Woods Mushroom

Strobilomyces strobilaceus


They were everywhere once I slowed down and my eyes adjusted to finding black hued mushrooms. Edible - but rather dull tasting unless you have plenty of garlic and butter....then again, anything with garlic and butter will taste great.


deciduous forest floor

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Connecticut, USA

Lat: 41.94, Long: -72.80

Spotted on Aug 15, 2018
Submitted on Dec 30, 2018

Spotted for mission

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