Observation 106034: Climacocystis borealis (Fr.) Kotl. & Pouzar

When: 2012-08-11

Collection location: Lake Chelan-Sawtooth Wilderness, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: BlueCanoe

No specimen available

Growing directly out of the roots and lower trunks of both living and dead Engelmann spruce (Picea engelmannii) in mid-elevation conifer forest of primarily spruce and Abies lasiocarpa (plus or minus some Tsuga mertensiana at higher elevations, and Pseudotsuga menziesii and Pinus monticola at lower elevations).

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its crazy
By: Modified Hypothesis (Modified Hypothesis )
2012-09-30 01:08:50 +06 (+0600)

it looks like really young chicken of the woods abit

Looks like Fomitopsis spraguei
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-08-31 12:47:24 +06 (+0600)

but that might be an exclusively eastern species.

By: BlueCanoe
2012-08-21 21:09:07 +06 (+0600)

I’m having trouble identifying this fungus. Searching for root pathogens of Picea engelmannii, most of the fungi are resputinate. Perhaps these are new, immature growths? Photos of Gloeophyllum odoratum look vaguely similar in shape and golden hue, but the ones observed here lack the dark brown tones on the upper surfaces. Description of Gloeophyllum odoratum from Ryvarden L. et al. 1993 at MycoBank.org.

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