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Old man of the woods

Strobilomyces strobilaceus


The cap was almost 3 in. in dia. White with a brown bumpy texture. The stem was woody in appearance. Underneath the cap it had brown pores.


Spotted growing out of a rotting log at Seven Devils Swamp. Probably of a hardwood.

1 species ID suggestions

Machi 2 weeks ago
Old Man of the Woods
Strobilomyces strobilaceus Strobilomyces strobilaceus - Wikipedia


Machi 2 weeks ago

You're welcome Brian! Once in a while I go through people's unidentified spottings and see if I know any :)

Brian38 2 weeks ago

Machi I believe you got it right. Thank you so much for your help I just about gave up on this one. You made my day!!

Machi 2 weeks ago

Compare also to Strobilomyces dryophilus and Strobilomyces confusus

Arkansas, USA

Lat: 33.55, Long: -91.58

Spotted on Sep 5, 2018
Submitted on Oct 1, 2018

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