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Bulgaria Inquinans (Black Jelly Drops) 

 

Found at Lake Waikeramoana on May 10, 2001 at the 15th Annual New Zealand Fungal Foray.

 

A fascinating mushroom. At first impression it looked just like pieces of liver.

 

Texture: Very meaty, tough and leathery. Dark brown in colour. In cross section has a network of white veins.

 

Habitat: On wood in groups of 3-6.

 

Edibility: Unknown.

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WARNING

Different people react differently to different mushrooms.

NEVER eat a wild mushroom without being 100% sure it is safe to do so.

 

 

 

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Last Update

 3 Feb 2007

 
 

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