collapse

Author Topic: musroom ID help  (Read 866 times)

Offline luteai

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Aug 2011
  • Posts: 116
  • Location: Spokane
musroom ID help
« on: August 26, 2018, 06:50:37 PM »
Location is the Spokane Valley. Can anyone help me ID these fungi?  Critters are leaving them alone.

1. appeared today, 6 inches tall
2looked like 3 until it flattened out (7 inches across)

Thanks
"Beer is proof God loves us and wants us to be happy" Ben Franklin

Offline Timberstalker

  • Busch Lite Rocks
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+3)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Apr 2008
  • Posts: 6980
  • Location: Tri-Cities
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2018, 07:27:43 PM »
Looks like a 2 stepper.

@pianoman9701 will know more.
If you aint hunting, you aint livin'

Online JimmyHoffa

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Explorer
  • ******
  • Join Date: Sep 2010
  • Posts: 10549
  • Location: 150 Years Too Late
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2018, 07:30:13 PM »
puffball?

Offline hawks33

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Sep 2017
  • Posts: 63
  • Location: Whidbey island
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2018, 07:32:06 PM »
Looks like a shaggy parasol, hard to tell with mushrooms sometimes. Especially from pics

Offline nitroelk

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Hunter
  • ***
  • Join Date: Aug 2017
  • Posts: 170
  • Location: maple valley, wa.
  • Groups: R.M.E.F.
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2018, 10:53:36 AM »
it also kind of looks like a amanita. My strategy works pretty well so far, If you don't KNOW it throw it

Online pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Legend
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 28125
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2018, 10:59:01 AM »
Hard to tell from the pics. Could be a puffball but it's very dark for what is normally almost white. No shaggy, I don't think. There are others it could be. Get a book and do a spore print as well as identifying location, time of year, etcetera.
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

Offline CougHunter

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Feb 2018
  • Posts: 24
  • Location: Eastern WA
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2018, 07:28:43 PM »
Definitely not an amanita or puffball. I also think shaggy parasol is a reasonable guess, but it's strange that the cap is all white.

Offline Angry Perch

  • Site Sponsor
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Sourdough
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2011
  • Posts: 1437
  • Location: Sammamish
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2018, 10:11:17 AM »
chicken of the woods?

Offline LandofRath

  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Oct 2016
  • Posts: 29
  • Location: Grays Harbor
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2018, 11:04:36 AM »
I would need more info to identify, could be a few poisonous mushrooms like the Chlorophyllum molybdites.
There are a few shaggy look alikes. They are one of the mushrooms you need to be experienced in looking for.

I have been finding lots of Chantrelles and Hedge Hogs here on the coast lately.

Offline GrampasGuns

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Scout
  • ****
  • Join Date: Aug 2012
  • Posts: 460
  • Location: Woods Creek, Monroe WA
  • Groups: WWA, DU, RGS, NWTF
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2018, 04:38:31 PM »
chicken of the woods?

NO!

We rarely find true chicken of the woods in this state, they rely on OAK or other hardwoods. That is a type of sulphur shelf but known to cause terrible stomach issues.

The deer are exactly where you find them, and no where you dont!

Online pianoman9701

  • Mushroom Man
  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+2)
  • Legend
  • ******
  • Join Date: Mar 2011
  • Posts: 28125
  • Location: Vancouver USA
  • NRA Life, MH, WFW, CCRKBA, NAGR, RMEF, WSB
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2018, 10:39:31 AM »
chicken of the woods?

NO!

We rarely find true chicken of the woods in this state, they rely on OAK or other hardwoods. That is a type of sulphur shelf but known to cause terrible stomach issues.

Not true. I sell thousands of lbs of COW each year, all picked in WA and OR. I find them mainly on dead conifers but occasionally hardwoods.  Doug fir stumps and logs are the best. They don't make you sick unless you're eating old, dried out ones or overeating, which causes gastric distress.
"Restricting the rights of law-abiding citizens based on the actions of criminals and madmen will have no positive effect on the future acts of criminals and madmen. It will only serve to reduce individual rights and the very security of our republic." - Pianoman

Offline Moe the Sleaze

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Tracker
  • **
  • Join Date: Sep 2008
  • Posts: 75
Re: musroom ID help
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2018, 10:52:30 AM »
There's lots of chicken of the woods out on the coast

 

* Recent Topics

Frosty out there by mdbuck5x5
[Today at 08:44:41 AM]


Waterfowling Jacket Reccomendations by pianoman9701
[Today at 08:42:43 AM]


OMG, I bought another boat? Duck boat project. by boneaddict
[Today at 08:40:49 AM]


Next day goose? by mburrows
[Today at 08:37:07 AM]


WTS-WTT Remington Pump Rifles by Rem14
[Today at 08:27:49 AM]


Ill make it easy for you by Encore 280
[Today at 08:24:41 AM]


Wtt remington 700 adl 270 win by Hunter Henry
[Today at 08:14:10 AM]


quality buck tag filled 2018 by birddogdad
[Today at 08:13:48 AM]


Entiat Road Buck by pianoman9701
[Today at 08:08:31 AM]


Any Elk in 352 by D-Rock425
[Today at 08:04:27 AM]


Christmas Predator calls Nice call set's. by bearmanric
[Today at 08:01:07 AM]


Paddle stock SS Ruger M77 in 30-06 by Shadrach71
[Today at 08:00:12 AM]


"Pretty Boy" by boneaddict
[Today at 07:58:04 AM]


WTS - Michelin Truck Tires - P265/65R18 by nwthomas
[Today at 07:57:07 AM]


Gotta Scratch by boneaddict
[Today at 07:55:42 AM]


1988 Isuzu Trooper II Four Door, FWD by Macs B
[Today at 07:55:02 AM]


FS: Dodge Ram tires and rims PRICE DROP NOW ASKING $1000 by Hilltop123
[Today at 07:54:00 AM]


2018/19 Scoreboard by Pockets_full_of_sawdust
[Today at 07:34:28 AM]


Washington wolf shirts by Ridgeratt
[Today at 07:31:52 AM]


2018, ELK, Post them here! by birddogdad
[Today at 07:26:48 AM]