Observation 115655: Stereum hirsutum (Willd.) Pers.
When: 2012-11-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I’m not certain whether this is a Stereum-like fungus or a lichen. Found growing on a dead, detached limb of Quercus palustris.

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Thin fleshed, orange to mottled yellow, edged with white-tipped spikes.
Underside of fungus at center of photo. No rhizimes seen, so believe this is a fungus, anyway.
Limb was about 4 feet long and 4 inches thick. Looks well colonized.

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