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Neolentinus schaefferi.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Lentinus cyathiformis
Neolentinus schaefferi1 Mushroom
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: White to cream, Yellow, Red or redish or pink
normal size: over 15cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on wood

Neolentinus schaefferi (Weinm.) Redh. & Ginns syn. Lentinus cyathiformis. Fruiting body: cap up to 20cm, convex to depressed, fleshy, velvety to finely scaly, cream brownish to reddish brown. Gills thick, decurrent, cream colour, in fact a longated maze. (It is related to Gloeophyllum). Stem stocky, paler than cap Microscopy: spores cilindric, 10-14x4-5µm, whitish en masse.
Flesh: very thick, softer for younger specimens while older specimens are tough and leathery, whitish. No particular smell or taste. Habitat: dead wood of broadleaved trees. Rare, but common along the rivers Sava and Danube. Edibility: edible when young.
The description and the identification by Branislav Uzelac, photographs by Rastko Kolaček.

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Slobodan Nikolic (Yugoslavia) - 03 May 2010

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