Observation 112682: Laetiporus conifericola Burds. & Banik
When: 2012-10-07
( 2300m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Sporocarps, both upper and lower surfaces, a gritty white. Knife markings still show where the sporocarps were sliced from the original shelves and trimmings still present scattered to 5 feet distant.


Note the knife cuts on the upper sporocarps.
Pieces and trimmings to 5 feet distant from sporocarp.
Another sporocarp near the base of the snag. I believe this was an old-growth Western hemlock.
Close-up of underside of sporocarp. In fresh specimens this is a bright yellow hymenium.

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Recognized by sight: This is a very old, well-degraded specimen, showing abundant signs of human harvest (notice the knife marks). I estimate this specimen is 2 years old. No newer specimens found, so the available nutrients may have been used up. Or, it is too dry to produce sporocarps now.

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