Mushroom, Edible: Berkeley's polypore [Bondarzewia berkeleyi]


1 Berkeley's polypore mushroom Berkeley’s polypore mushroom. Too old to eat. Now tough and bitter.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2001

2 Berkeley's polypore mushroom Berkeley’s polypore mushroom. Too old to eat. Now tough and bitter.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2001

3 Berkeley's polypore Berkeley’s polypore.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2001

4 Berkeley's polypore Berkeley’s polypore. Has to be cooked. (1) No gills. (2) Has tiny holes, i.e. pores. (3) Always grows on wood. Has strong smell. Must cook. Not much flavor.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011

5 Berkeley's polypore Berkeley’s polypore. Someone found a larger one.
Source: Forest Park, Queens, Jul 04, 2011



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