"Chicken of the woods"?

Scott Mcphee hyphae1 at msn.com
Thu Oct 18 04:05:33 EST 2001


dwheeler at ipns.com (Daniel B. Wheeler) wrote in message news:<6dafee1b.0110150936.6f8fd278 at posting.google.com>...
> 
> There are only two orange shelf fungi that I know of: Laetiporus
> sulphureus and the darker red beefsteak mushrooms, Fistulina hepatica.

Don't forget Phaeolus schweinitzii. Generally it is found growing on
the forest floor, but I have seen it numerous times growing up around
eye level on Doug-Fir (I live in the SF Bay Area, Ca). Aurora lists it
as "possibly poisonous."

Regards,

Scott Mcphee




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