Rooting Cauliflower Mushroom Sparassis crispa  

Description:

Compact, whitish to yellowish; folded, flattened lobes with dark tips. Stalk: Dark brown/black, tapers down; deeply rooted (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Solitary or groups at base of decaying conifers.

There are 6 records in the project database.

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Rooting Cauliflower Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (8/31/2010). Fruiting body. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Rooting Cauliflower Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (9/3/2014). Fruiting body. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Rooting Cauliflower Mushroom in Howard Co., Maryland (6/28/2011). An old fruiting body. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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