Need ID on Shelf Mushroom

tngreenthumb(z6 TN)May 12, 2009

Sorry, I'm not well versed in fugi. My wife saw a show on TV about these (or something similar) that were not only edible but very rare and valuable. Is this the one? Or is it deadly? (Click for larger versions)

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lycopus(z5 NY)

Looks like an oyster mushroom, which is edible but not particularly rare. However, I will not recommend that you eat it. For one it looks a little old, but most importantly I am not an expert on fungi.

    Bookmark   May 22, 2009 at 4:27AM
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gardenlover25

Looks like the one that were cooking but I certainly not recommend for you to eat that mushroom. You have to consult an expert in this field to be safe.

    Bookmark   June 17, 2009 at 11:20AM
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