Polypores: poisonous

Herbs WA herbswa at aol.com
Fri Oct 28 12:14:08 EST 1994


By polypores, I assume that you mean boletes and all their cousins. The 
true polypores are all woody, inedible things that are usually found on 
trees and stumps-- the conks and the bracket fungi. As far as boletes are 
concerned, the only ones that are trully poisonous have red pores-- there 
was actaully a death in Oregon from one of these only 10 days ago. (It is 
the first case I have ever heard of)



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