Observation 102702: Fomitopsis officinalis (Vill.) Bondartsev & Singer

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Eureka!
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-07-25 20:50:23 BST (+0100)

If you found flakes, it probably isn’t fools gold, aka pyrite. Pyrite is typically cubical in form, and shatters instead of flaking.

I did some gold panning!
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-07-25 17:09:29 BST (+0100)

Digging around in the river under rocks and ‘unearthed’ a large amount of black sand. Loaded it all up in buckets and brought it home to pan through. I found a lot of flakes but haven’t got the magnet out to see if it’s fool’s gold or real though.
I found a lot of rose quart also.

Looks like you are having a good time, there.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-07-25 17:03:03 BST (+0100)

I’ve wanted to get to Bohemia for a different reason. Finding any gold and minerals while you are there?

taste tested and approved
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-07-25 06:13:37 BST (+0100)

Also the context was cheesy and white. There were many of these fruiting from old growth western hemlock snags and stumps.

Did you
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-07-25 05:10:57 BST (+0100)

do the taste test?

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