Summer and fall, or winter as well in warmer areas. One common species that used to be in the genus Pleurotusis the elm oyster, Hypsizygus ulmarius. It's very different from the true Oyster mushroom with which you may be more familiar. What I left of the casing I used to case a cube tub I got going. I went back to the place in the wild where I know for a fact they grow and kicked up some dirt and rotted wood...sure enough they are there and I can smell them. You can also grow it on natural logs-- it's really very easy. Some can also smell like bleach (Mycena). A. campestris smells like “normal” mushrooms where A. arvensis (when young) smells like a combination of licorice and/or almonds. This tasty mushroom smells slightly like anise and has a marbling of light grey on white. So if you mistake one for the other, it’s not a big deal. Oct 21, 2017 - This Pin was discovered by Vanessa Bentley. Agaricus arvensis, commonly known as the horse mushroom, is a mushroom of the genus Agaricus. Stinkhorns can smell like the bodies buried in my back yard... just kidding. Best of Luck on your Grow UncleG. For a more seasonal Halloween fungus check out the Holiday fungi page, including the jack-o-lantern mushroom, ergot, the witch's hat, and the ghost plant. One other mushroom with an anise-like aroma is Cortinarius odorifer (featured photo), which I … Odor is defintely quite an informative predictor. Return to Tom Volk's Fungi Home Page -- http://TomVolkFungi.net. Some people say that oyster mushrooms smell slightly like black licorice or anise. Nope beautiful mushrooms. I will be referencing this thread in the future. Another common mushroom that can be confused with Pleurotus are Crepidotus species, shown here to the right. Like old musky smell. When fresh and unfaded, Clitocybe Odora smells strongly of anise (like black licorice or ouzo), making it a fairly unmistakable mushroom. Decurrent means the gills run from the underside of the cap down to the stem and most of the way down. Fungi can possess many different and interesting flavours and fragrances - starting from nice anise-like, fruit-like, cucumber, garlic, to cheese-garlic, and ending with potato or flour-like smells. The jars look right. Apparently what we have been calling Pleurotus ostreatus in North America, should be classified in at least three species, including Pleurotus ostreatus, Pleurotus pulmonarius, and an additional similar species that grows on Populusspp. Return to top . It is not known to be poisonous, but I certainly don't recommend eating it. No one will tell you where they are on the island, including me.” I mentioned earlier that Pleurotus species are among the easiest to cultivate. Awesome. They say it is "the only mushroom that raccoons will spit out." This page tells you how to identify Pleurotus ostreatus, the "true" oyster mushroom. Apparently what we have been calling Pleurotus ostreatus in North America, should be classified in at least three species, including Pleurotus ostreatus, Pleurotus pulmonarius, and an additional similar species that grows on Populusspp. Why do white people smell like expired bologna? Smell. If the gill size is narrow and the odor is pungent, then the mushroom is poisonous. This page and other pages are © Copyright 2003 by Thomas J. Volk, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. One of the most interesting is Pleurotus elongatipes, shown to the left. but nope. The picture to the left is Pleurotus sapidus being grown in sawdust substrate. can't remember what the heck that stuff is called. I've only seen it a few times. Oyster mushrooms have white gills. Older fruit bodies may develop some off aromas. It is not known to be poisonous, but I certainly don't recommend eating it. nope to me smells like fresh uhhh that stuff people put in their salads. But might be growing the hell out some cob web. … However, there are also some lookalikes to avoid. Young fruiting bodies of P. pulmonarius are, in fact, lung-shaped (as you might guess from its name), while those of P. ostreatus are more dimidiate (split into two equal parts). Summer and fall, or winter as well in warmer areas. The gills are white and not brittle. In our area it is common on the knot holes in living or dead box elders, but it does grow on elm and a number of other hardwoods. smells like anise. Despite what you may have heard or seen or thought about this genus, there are some species of Pleurotus with substantial stipes. • Discoloration. If you can smell them when you open the refrigerator door, avoid eating them. Nothing else. Both types of manure jars smell the same. There is some controversy about what the species should be called. I live in Vero beach Fl. They sell spawn and also kits to grow your own mushrooms on a wide variety of substrates. An ammonia-like smell is a sign that it’s gone bad. Good place if anyone has a question on the smell of excotic to post question or reference. The common name "oyster mushroom" comes from the white shell-like appearance of the fruiting body, not from the taste. In addition, the trama (the flesh of the gills) has many amyloid hyphae in it. Mushrooms should release an earthy smell, a natural and fresh scent. Maybe you will get your answer, eventually lol. Gently squeeze the mushroom. I've noticed the difference with my Pan-A and cubes. Which really where there is one contam there is two. A smell of aniseed is good – it means you have a Horse mushroom, a Wood mushroom, an Agaricus excellens or one of the other edible types. The gills are white at first, later passing through grey and brown to become dull chocolate. that shit i said before will eat through rye berries in a big jar in 6 days easy..actually i couldn't belive it was moving that fast, thought it was some kind of mold. It is comparable to cucumbers, watermelon rind or old grain mills. There is another species, Pleurotus dryinus, which actually has a ring around the stalk. They say it is "the only mushroom that raccoons will spit out." Basically, if it smells fishy, spicy or pungent just stay away. If you look at the basidiospores under the microscope they are small and amyloid (blue) in Melzer's reagent (the active ingredient of which is iodine). pacifica with greyish green to bluish green gills and stipe. If you want to know how to tell if mushrooms are still good to eat, the first thing is to observe the fungi in search of stains.If you see the mushroom has some areas with darker spots, it means that the mushrooms are starting to spoil.These spots will … “Matsutake mushrooms sell for $70 a pound,” Furlanic tells his group, “but they smell like cinnamon wet socks. A few mushrooms have a distinct anise aroma, owing to the presence of anisaldehyde, the same compound found in anise. It is white, hoof-shaped, and grows on willow trees in conifer forests. This page tells you how to identify Pleurotus ostreatus, the "true" oyster mushroom. Another common mushroom that can be confused with Pleurotus are Crepidotus species, shown here to the right. Oyster Mushroom Lookalikes. White. When fresh and unfaded, Clitocybe odora is a gorgeous shade of bluish green and smells strongly of anise (like black licorice or ouzo), making it a fairly unmistakable mushroom. Their email address is ffp@mari.net or their 800 number in the USA is 1-800-792-6220. Agaricus can also smell ferinaceous. You currently have javascript disabled. I just found a white mushroom in the woods rather than an open field, in South Yorkshire. It was moved out of the genus Pleurotus because Pleurotus species cause a white rot and Hypsizygus causes a brown rot. Smells FUNNY! In addition, the trama (the flesh of the gills) has many amyloid hyphae in it. Discover (and save!) For a discussion of white vs. brown rot see this page on Phanerochaete chrysosporium. r/mushroom_hunting: This subreddit it dedicated to hunting mushrooms! It's very different from the true Oyster mushroom with which you may be more familiar. Return to Tom Volk's Fungi Home Page -- http://TomVolkFungi.net. Hopefully you aint growing cobweb. try post on the board and not an old thread, but if it doesn't smell like mushrooms put the lid back on and toss it in the pc I t d o e s n ' t m a t t e r w h a t i t h i … I am interested to hear what the experienced have to say on this. Used commonly in Asian cuisine, it is one of the most important ingre… Like bleach. I only eat meat. User account menu • oyster mushroom? Basically, if it smells fishy, spicy or pungent just stay away. 1) Elm Oyster This mushroom is edible, but a few expert mushroom hunters insist that young specimens should be avoided as can be confused with Stropharia aeruginosa. The mushroom can grow singly, but more often will form clusters or “bouquets” or multiple fruiting bodies. Right now I have a pan going and the smell is quite different than cube myc smell. So those of you have worked with pans before does musky sound about right? The most commonly noted anise mushroom is Clitocybe odora. There are some similar looking fungi that you wouldn't want to eat. I have hit this wall before. So far as I know they are not poisonous, but I do not recommend eating them-- you certainly will not have a pleasant dining experience. I am going to sit tight on my pans. One of them is pictured to the left, Lentinellus ursinus, the bear Lentinellus. Pleurotus species are characterized by a white spore print, attached to decurrent gills, often with an eccentric (off center) stipe, or no stipe at all. Oyster Mushroom Look Alikes . Stinkhorn mushrooms, which emit spore-infested gloop that smells like the rotting, dead flesh of animals, is disgusting in every regard. I am thinking the smell is by product of the myc digesting the poo and since my straw smell simalar but better. In our area it is common on the knot holes in living or dead box elders, but it does grow on elm and a number of other hardwoods. The fruiting bodies have a strong odor of anise, kind of like licorice. Primarily in species of Inocybe. oh alfalfa sprouts!!! As stated earlier, if the odor is foul, fishy or musty, then most likely it’s poisonous. The smell is often described as like anise. Said to have a mild anise odor, meaning they smell a little sweet like licorice. And the myc was a very bright white. Like mungo fungo said on throwing them out. Like apricots. Very Interesting Thread. Much more... uhm... vegitative than fungal to me. I been tempted but with my research and this thread. Time of year. The one time I had cobweb, there was a sour grape smell. Lmfao at myself. It varies in texture from very soft to very chewy, depending on the strain and what time of the year you pick it-- they tend to be chewier (and thus more interesting) during the colder months of the year. P.ostreatus and P. pulmonarius are difficult to distinguish from one another. This smell is … Fennel smells like anise or liquorice, whereas the smell of poison hemlock is often described as mouse-like or musty. If you look at the basidiospores under the microscope they are small and amyloid (blue) in Melzer's reagent (the active ingredient of which is iodine). I'm afraid I have eaten mushrooms that were getting dark spots and a bit on slimy side. Trichloma can smell like swamp gas or coal tar. Funny yesterday morning I moved the pan cakes I had too a two gallon bag hang in the contam closet. , dead flesh of the casing layer but they smell like cinnamon wet socks rusty-colored spores you go. 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