Observation 106022: Gymnopilus ventricosus (Earle) Hesler
When: 2012-08-11
Who: BlueCanoe
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing directly out of the lower trunk of a large old living conifer (likely Abies lasiocarpa). Stipes extremely rubbery and tough — I was unable to pull any out of the wood without damaging them. At mid elevation in spruce-fir forest.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: A large west coast junonius-like species which likes conifer but occasionally occurs on hardwoods. Type location is Stanford, California. Original description: http://www.librifungorum.org/...

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