Observation 103758: Poria sensu lato
When: 2012-08-03
(33.53° 77.14° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This organism was fruiting up through grass that was growing on the site where a sweet gum tree was taken down three years ago. it appeared to be coming up from one of the old roots. Sort of a foamy appearance, but stringy when i cut through it. Pleasant odor, very mild.

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Recognized by sight: Ceratiomyxa, as Noah puts it, withers if you look at it the wrong way. This stuff is way more persistent, particularly if you can handle it sufficient to discern a texture other than “vanishing.”

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I saw what I think was the same
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-12-31 20:20:40 CST (-0500)

a week earlier in Maryland:


I saw it it several locations, at least 4 times. I have not seen it since.

Thanks for the additional information!
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2013-12-31 18:24:40 CST (-0500)
Abortiporus is possible.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-04-30 16:08:32 CDT (-0400)

But also Oxyporus and imperfect stages of Oligoporus.

Created: 2012-08-03 12:41:33 CDT (-0400)
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