What is this

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by Luther's Feist, Feb 23, 2018.

  1. Luther's Feist

    Luther's Feist 8 pointer

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    Oct 25, 2014
    Coeburn, Va
    Anybody know what this is. It started coming up a week or so ago here in the front yard. I know it's some type mushroom I just don' know what kind. rps20180223_165655_367.jpg rps20180223_165724_685.jpg
     
  2. Gforcetrivers

    Gforcetrivers 6 pointer

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    Turkey tail is my guess also. Is it leathery? Growing on wood? Only other guess is Hen of the Woods ( Grifola Frondosa ). I suggest that because of how fast you said it grew. Never saw Turkey Tail grow that fast. Hens are a choice edible and TT has some potential medicinal value.
     
  3. Luther's Feist

    Luther's Feist 8 pointer

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    Oct 25, 2014
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    There was a red bud tree growing there that I cut down last summer. I hadn' noticed the mushroom until a week or so ago and walk by that spot daily. It is growing right on top of the stump and the smaller one a few feet away is growing where a root had surfaced. It is a very tuff mushroom and almost hard
     

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