Observation 117189: Gloeophyllum sepiarium (Wulfen) P. Karst.
When: 2012-11-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on cut stumps in log dump. Mushroom turns dark purple in KOH> This species was not a woody polypore; it was soft, pliable and watery when found. The cap and pores were basically concolorus.

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Mixed collection?
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-11-19 23:57:50 EST (-0500)

Gloeophyllum sepiarium should turn black in KOH. Top photo appears to be that species.
Hapalopilus nidulans will turn purplish.

Hapalopilus nidulans
By: Phil (gunchky)
2012-11-19 19:39:21 EST (-0500)

Gloeophyllum sepiarium has gill-like pores while Hapalopilus nidulans has pores

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