Observation 116268: Crepidotus (Fr.) Staude

When: 2012-11-09

Collection location: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Sophia Raziuddin (sophrazi)

Specimen available

Gilled fungus found growing on the side of a broken tree branch. The pileus was 1.5 cm in diameter and a golden tan color. It had translucent striate at the margin. The surface seemed areolate or cracked. The gills were tan/golden beige color and very close together. Lamellulae were also present. There was no stipe present.

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maybe this link will have some of this species pictured
By: Sam.Schaperow (SamSchaperow)
2012-11-09 18:43:36 PST (-0800)
Your last photo suggests a possible Crespidotus.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-11-09 17:28:53 PST (-0800)

Crespidotus is a very common degrader of fallen limbs and branches. Usually it has a fuzzy top though.

Created: 2012-11-09 14:56:53 PST (-0800)
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