Angel's Wings

Marc mboe at freesurf.ch
Mon Mar 26 14:07:16 EST 2001


Edwin Hutton <e.hutton at ic.ac.uk>  wrote:
3AB71F12.B63B69BA at ic.ac.uk...
> A bit of help on id's please.
>
> In a programme on the radio (BBC) last night about the wild   mushroom
> business, mostly about the Scottish trade near Edinburgh,
> they mentioned an edible fungus growing on trees called 'Angel's Wings'.
> Does anyone know what species they are (scientific name please)?
> I have never heard of them before.
> The supplier said that they had to do a bit of research to ensure
> that they are edible.
> > Edwin Hutton

The scientific name of angel's wing's is Pleurocybella porrigens.
(Audubon, p. 792)

Mark





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