LEADERS IN ECOLOGICAL FORESTRY

Fungi Pholio

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Species

Laccaria amethysteo-occidentalis

Edible/Medicinal

Edible, but not much flavor.

Ecology

Beneath mid-aged cedar. Mycorrhizal with conifers.

Seasonality

November

Marasmiellus peronatus
“Fuzzy foot”

Not edible

30 year-old Douglas-fir stand

Late summer

Fomitopsis pinicola
“Red belted conk babies”

Medicinal. Too tough to be edible.

Young Douglas-fir log

April

Laccaria laccata

Edible and mild tasting

30 year-old Douglas-fir stand

April

Laccaria spp

Edible and mild tasting.

30 year-old Douglas-fir stand

November

Marasmiellus candidus

Unknown. Too small to have culinary significance.

30 year-old Douglas-fir stand. Growing on small twig.

April

Ganoderma oregonense

Medicinal

30 year old Douglas-fir stand. Growing on dead wood just beneath surface of soil.

April

Amanita phalloides
Death Cap

Poisonous

30 year-old Douglas-fir stand

September

30 year-old Douglas-fir stand

September

Polyporus leptocephalus
Black-footed polypore

Non-poisonous, but bitter.
Medicinal

30 year-old Douglas-fir stand. Growing on dead twig.

September, November

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