Laetiporus sulphureus Poisoning: Request for examples

Judi Smith judi at cix.compulink.co.uk
Thu Sep 28 12:37:19 EST 1995


Thought the following may be of interest to you.

....`Although regarded everywhere as a good edible, there are odd reports 
of mild upsets from eating this species. In each case it seems to be from 
eating specimens growing on unusual host trees, such as Eucalyptus or 
some exotic conifers. It may be that this species absorbs some chemicals 
from the wood on which it grows'.....
        p149 Mushrooms and other Fungi of Britain and Northern Europe
        Geoffrey Kibby, Dragons World Books UK, 1992
        

judi at cix.compulink.co.uk



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