Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 329431
Taxon: Pleurotus citrinopileatus Singer
Family: Pleurotaceae
Collector: Alden Dirks   UWMA0091   
Date: 2018-08-21
Verbatim Date: 2018-8-21
Locality: United States, Wisconsin, Madison, University of Wisconsin Arboretum
43.0497  -89.4138
Elevation: 261-261 meters (856-856ft)
Substrate: Standing, dead cottonwood
Host: N/A
Description: Original observation #329431 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Collector's_Name: Alden C. Dirks Collection_Number(s): UWMA0091 Habitat: Mixed hardwood forest in a boggy, wetland area next to the road Taste_and_Odor: Delicious and pleurotoid, although aged so a little fishy Chemical_Reactions: Not determined Spore_Print: Pale lilac Other: This fruiting extended way up a small cottonwood tree. With a stepladder I harvested about 5 pounds, but there was about twice as much or more too high up to reach.
Disposition: vouchered
Specimen Images
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: ff979d90-a0c1-4243-8db3-ba4c449c1afd
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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