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Mushrooms: Lenzites betulina

Mushrooms: Lenzites betulina

Class: Basidiomycetes
Scientific name: Lenzites betulina (L.) Fr.

Morphological characteristics

Carpoforo: 3-10 cm, cantilever, flat, sometimes crusty, with upper tomentose surface, with zoning, grayish-white-brown.
Gills: off-white, straight and simple or branched.
Meat: white, suberosa, leathery.
spore: white.

Lenzites betulin(photo David Porter, Dept. of Botany, University of Georgia www.discoverlife.org)

Edibility, habitat and observations

Relationship with the surrounding plant environment: saprophytic mushroom.
It grows on dead hardwood, all year round.
Inedible for the leathery consistency.


Video: Species of wild mushrooms, Daedaleopsis tricolor (October 2021).