Observation 112726: Coltricia perennis (L.) Murrill
When: 2012-10-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Fungus found on side of roadway, growing from buried wood still with bark attached. Stipe is very short: about 1/4 inch.

Images

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An older specimen, with darker hymenium and surface of pileus tending towards black.
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Black edge of hymenium (underside) of fungus. I thought this was just discoloration, but it may actually be another fungus colonizing the Polyporus.
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Another photos of fungal hymenium, with my left thumbnail for size. My thumbnail is nearly exactly 1 inch across. I gives me a built-in size guage.

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Eye3
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified.
60% (2)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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