Observation 116981: Hydnochaete olivacea (Schwein.) Banker
When: 2012-11-16
Who: goatshoes
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found growing on a dead stick/twig.

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By: goatshoes
2012-11-17 09:49:17 EST (-0500)

Yes, I saw that on Ted Talks…6 ways mushrooms can save the world. Unfortunatly, my son was swinging this stick around after school when I noticed what was on it. But I will return to the area to see if I can find a similar stick attatched to a tree. Thanks so much!

Any idea what kind of wood?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-11-17 01:55:29 EST (-0500)

Many of the white wood-rotting fungi are now being shown to degrade toxic waste. Knowing what kind of branch, even a guess, might assist with future cultivation efforts.

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By: goatshoes
2012-11-16 22:23:42 EST (-0500)

I totally understand. Thanks again!

you’re most welcome
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-11-16 21:15:00 EST (-0500)

just remember, not all IDs are created equal. these are really just guesses based on naked-eye resemblance, distribution, substrate, etc. really confirming these things often requires microscopy.

Thanks
By: goatshoes
2012-11-16 21:06:11 EST (-0500)

Thanks,myxomop. You’ve been a big help!

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