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Mukitake AKA Olive Oysterling

Panellus serotinus


Growing on a birch species, they were about 3-4cm across and unlike my previous spottings of this mushroom the cap was dry not slimy. In Japanese culture Mukitake is considered one of the most delicious edible mushrooms and a study has shown extracts of this fungus prevents non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in leptin-resistant db/db mice:


hd5, no sample, location within a few miles radius

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Lipase 4 years ago

thanks Jae and Leuba!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

Lovely !

Jae 4 years ago

Cool spotting, Lipase.

England, United Kingdom

Lat: 53.38, Long: -2.12

Spotted on Oct 30, 2014
Submitted on Oct 30, 2014

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