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Common Name:Dyer's Polypore
Genus / Species:Phaeolus schweinitzii

Santiam Wagon Road - - - - November 7, 2003

Notes:from Mushrooms Demystified ---Possibly poisonous---It is too tough and hairy to be of food value anyway. However, it is prized by dye-makers for the rich and varied hues it imparts to yarn.
Reference:All The the Rain Promises, and More... by Arora / Mushrooms Demystified by Arora