Observation 116383: Bridgeoporus nobilissimus (W.B. Cooke) T.J. Volk, Burds. & Ammirati

When: 2012-11-10

Collection location: near Orick, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

No specimen available

On a large Grand Fir snag. The mushroom is about 54 inches across.

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highly endangered.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2016-06-19 00:09:24 CEST (+0200)

Else claims that this particular FB was taken from its host tree on the IUCN Bridgeoporus nobilissimus webpage.

there goes the neighborhood.

somebody stole the photo here, too, apparently.

I’m not surprised…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-11-17 20:12:40 CET (+0100)

Since this specimen was first found 11-12 years after that was published…

By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-11-17 20:01:15 CET (+0100)

with ;Handbook to Strategy I Fugal Species for the Northwest Forest Plan, which does not list your specimen, Noah. It was printed in October 1999. No listings for California at all for Bridgeoporus nobilissimus. But your specimen does seem to match the algal doormat descriptions for that species.

Has anyone been by to collect a portion of the fungus for starting a culture yet?

Nice one, Noah!
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-11-12 04:20:17 CET (+0100)

One of the true rarities!

Created: 2012-11-11 06:35:56 CET (+0100)
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