Fragrant Lentinus Neofavolus suavissimus (Fries) I. V. Zmitrovitch & A. E. Kovalenko  

Description:

Cap: Yellow to tawny-ochraceous; broadly convex to funnel-shaped in age; margin incurved, thin, wavy in age; flesh white, tough; odor sweet, anise-like. Gills: Decurrent; close; edges finely serrated. Stalk: Color similar to cap to reddish-brown; central or eccentric (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Scattered, groups on decaying hardwood (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 2 records in the project database.

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A Fragrant Lentinus (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/12/2009). Damaged areas show white flesh. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Fragrant Lentinus (side view of fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/12/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

A Fragrant Lentinus (gills and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (5/12/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)


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