Observation: Hydnopolyporus palmatus (Hook.) O. Fidalgo (8543)

 

Observation: Hydnopolyporus palmatus (Hook.) O. Fidalgo (8543)

When: 2008-07-24
Collection location: Jalisco, Mexico [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: cactu collection

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Recognized by sight: Just a guess

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Eye3 5c6eddec590837031337afa65c6dae3ed8064bcb49913610a8e8567612a7f4e4 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 f2fd2c9d8b69e743ac1ff2cb38c5633900ff9ac4c4a7c047078b9f1769373936 = Current consensus

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Good call, Darv.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-07-31 22:53:51 CDT (-0400)

It’s hard to find good online photos of this, but the frayed edges, color and habit are a match to the material that I could find.

Thelephora relative?
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-07-31 15:54:10 CDT (-0400)

Not a Sparassis with the fringed margin and nine of them growing so close.
Reminds me of something in the Thelephoraceae.
Need to scope a sample of this odd ball.

Does this look like Sparassis spathulata?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-07-31 14:33:49 CDT (-0400)

Does this look like Sparassis spathulata? Not that I know much about Sparassis…
I think there is very few species of Sparassis in the world in any case.

Also there is some species of Tremellodendropsis to consider, but I think those are usually small.

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