Observation 111432: Lentinus sajor-caju (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2012-09-28
(-16.4651° 145.3235° )
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Fruit body quite rubbery and solid. Very fine gills (not visible in photos well) on underside with white spores. Tastes quite mild, does not stain or bruise immediately but shows some brown discolouration after picking. Mature specimens dry and turn brown on aging. Found next to a river slightly elevated in a gorge. Growing on rainforest hard wood. Ganoderma found on fallen tree directly adjacent to specimen.

Proposed Names

31% (3)
Recognized by sight: Funnel-shaped cap, white gills, on wood.
74% (1)
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Recognized by sight: Annulus on stipe is characteristic.

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going up
By: John McCormack (Northerner)
2012-09-28 19:58:41 PDT (-0700)

Going up there again this weekend, will take another sample and post a macro cross-section photograph.

any chance
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-09-28 09:37:57 PDT (-0700)

of a closer, sharper shot of the gills? i have a hairbrained theory I’d like to confirm or deny.

maybe
By: Dmitriy Bochkov (convallaria)
2012-09-28 07:58:38 PDT (-0700)

same genus as Observation 99815 which also grew in a group on wood and had extremely shallow gills?

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