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Hairy lentinus

Lentinus levis

Description:

Large, cream colored mushrooms growing out of the tree wound of a box elder tree (I think?). Gills are decurrent. The largest mushroom was around 10 inch diameter. Smells pleasantly sweet and slightly of anise. This is an aged specimen.

Habitat:

Growing out of a box elder tree wound in a dense mixed hardwood forest.

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2 Comments

flowntheloop
flowntheloop 2 years ago

@Christine: Yes, they were! I spotted them from over 50 yards across the forest!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 2 years ago

huge!

flowntheloop
Spotted by
flowntheloop

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Sep 3, 2017
Submitted on Sep 4, 2017

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