Observation 112324: Pycnoporus cinnabarinus (Jacq.) P. Karst.

When: 2012-09-28

Collection location: Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamid (Hkhan)

No specimen available

ID # HK 09

Macroscopic Characteristics are shown in field notes
Fruiting Body Dark orange; Adnate, Sessile to effused-reflexed; semi-circular to kidney shaped
Size Varying sizes – roughly 5-8 cm long vertically x 6-7 cm wide across x 0.5-1 cm thick
Texture Leathery, dry, tough
Pileus smooth, azonate, bright apricot orange
Stipe no stipe
Context inside flesh lighter orange; soft; fibrous; roughly 1.5 cm thick at base
Pore Surface dark orange-red; dry
Pores 3-4 per mm; tiny; angular to circular
Tube layer(s) dark orange-red; tubes roughly 4-6 mm deep
Taste Didn’t taste
Odor not distinctive
Spore Print White-slight orange

Microscopic Characteristics
In KOH- clear hyaline appearance
Basidiospores range: 5-7 × 2-4 µm; cylindrical or elliptical; smooth

Habitat Characteristics
Substrate tree log on forest floor; Adnate, sessile on bark
Location Marquette Park Gary, Indiana, USA

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