Northern Bushcraft
  • individuals are funnel-shaped, up to 2-5 cm broad, flat, smooth, dark purple to blue/black with incurved edges.
  • underside is pale violet with small ridges running down almost to the base.
  • flesh is thick, soft, blue to black.
  • stems are fused together.
  • appears in summer and fall.
  • grows in large, dense clusters under conifers.
  • taste is mild and pleasant, with an indistinct odor; cook before eating.
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