Observation 100027: Ganoderma P. Karst.

When: 2012-07-10

Collection location: Gainesville, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)

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By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-07-15 06:22:23 PDT (-0700)

oak confirmed.

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-07-15 03:39:15 PDT (-0700)

i will revisit the location today and get some more pictures and collect a sample.

Your location plus oak
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-07-14 08:57:38 PDT (-0700)

means I’m stymied. Original descriptions of Ganoderma relied more on host tree than on spore size, since almost all Ganoderma spores are so close to each other.

G. applanatum – conifers and some hardwoods
G. tsugae – hemlock
G. lucidum – originally collected from plum in China

By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-07-13 13:11:07 PDT (-0700)

they were growing off of oak i believe.
they were all found within 2 feet of each other.
they were all found on the same tree.

In the first photo
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-07-12 11:03:09 PDT (-0700)

the lower specimen looks like classic G. curtisii. But the upper specimen is colored more like G. tsugae. Any idea of what the possible substrate species is/was?

Created: 2012-07-10 15:31:50 PDT (-0700)
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