Biggest, Smallest?

David W. Fischer -- basidium at
Tue Apr 11 15:52:21 EST 2000

>What was the largest single fruiting fungus you have found? How about
>the smallest?
>I suspect we'll have to limit your answers to single fruiting bodies...

I have found single Bondarzewia berkeleyi specimens in excess of ten pounds.

David W. Fischer
Coauthor, "Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America" and
   "Mushrooms of Northeastern North America"
E-mail: basidium at

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