Observation 10964: Daedaleopsis J. Schröt.
When: 2008-08-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These polypores growing on a branch in Acadian forest have distinctive radially marked and concentrically zoned fruit-bodies. Brown shading to cream at the margin, but with darker and lighter fluctuations at various radii.

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Good point
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-02-07 06:01:46 PST (-0800)

I had forgotten about D. septentrionalis. Dianna Smith’s picture was taken in central Maine and it was the first collection of it I saw. I’ve seen it once since, in CT this past year.

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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-02-07 05:42:32 PST (-0800)

that old specimen of Daedaleopsis septentrionalis fade to almost white on the cap – could be the same species as in obs 10677, but without a photo from below, it’s impossible to tell.

Daedaleopsis septentrionalis
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-02-07 05:27:35 PST (-0800)

the northern relative to confragosa, seems possible too.
It grows almost exclusively on birch, and has a more lamelloid hymenium, like this:


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