Observation 117151: Onnia tomentosa (Fr.) P. Karst.
When: 2012-11-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: in landscaping in someones yard, cayuga st.

small hairs on top. smelt very mushroomy, kinda alright. main stalk hard to cut through, seemed to stain a little reddish, overall fairly malleable but firm. not hard like a conk.

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phaeolus
By: zack mikalonis (zackm)
2012-11-18 18:11:55 CST (-0600)

man, it really didn’t seem like phaeolus schweinitzii to me. I have found dyers polypore many many times (many times in the last weeks even) and no part of me thought of that id when handling this specimen. I can’t exactly explain why but I really don’t think this was p. schweinitzii……I have never heard of Onnia tomentosus before though, many images online of that do look like this specimen…
cheers,
zack

Tough call
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-11-18 16:57:34 CST (-0600)

Either Phaeolus schweinitzii or Onnia tomentosus.

Created: 2012-11-18 16:16:03 CST (-0600)
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