Observation 100066: Antrodia alpina (Litsch.) Gilb. & Ryvarden
When: 2012-07-08
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: The closest is Antrodia alpina but I will send it away for further examination.

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Recognized by sight: on spruce in 1700 m NN in subalpine conifer forest
Used references: European Polypores
Based on microscopic features: spores appr. 5×2 µ, all hyphae inamyloid, dimitic, generative hyphae with clamps
Based on chemical features: KOH purple red, Melzers should be greyish but is not
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Recognized by sight: Only because the Melzers test is not correct. Cannot go with Antrodia

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Ok, if it is not Antrodia I am okay with it.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-07-11 12:47:28 CDT (-0400)

But it cannot be Perenniporia, spores are not thick-walled and besides this is a species I know.
Maybe Melzers reaction is inconstant or it did not work on dried material.
We will see when I bring it to an expert for determination.

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