Observation 113496: Hypsizygus ulmarius (Bull.) Redhead
When: 2012-10-15
No herbarium specimen

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The lamellae…
By: Rocky Houghtby
2012-11-08 21:44:32 CST (-0600)

Were not decurrent.

Looks like Pleurotus dryinus
By: Bill Neill (Bill Neill)
2012-11-08 18:43:27 CST (-0600)

How about Pleurotus dryinus?

well then scratch that
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-10-15 14:42:09 CDT (-0500)

I guess…
Neolentinus lepideus has rare instances on hardwood, but dead or decaying hardwood, not live. (wiki)

Good suggestion!
By: Rocky Houghtby
2012-10-15 14:36:02 CDT (-0500)

I dont recall if the gills were serrated. It was raining and I shot and ran.

It was growing from a scar in a living hardwood.

Were the gills serrated?
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-10-15 14:26:40 CDT (-0500)

If so, what about Neolentinus lepideus?

I think
By: Rocky Houghtby
2012-10-15 14:20:24 CDT (-0500)

The odd morphology is a result of the extremely dry weather we’ve been experiencing. H. ulmarius is described as being prone to cracking. Additionally, There were a bunch of “regular” H. ulmarius out.

Interesting
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-10-15 14:14:54 CDT (-0500)

All of the observations for Hypsizygus show smooth caps and stems.

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