Observation 117311: Fomitopsis ochracea Ryvarden & Stokland

When: 2012-11-18

Collection location: Ricketts Glen State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

When I scratched the underside I did not detect any bruising. I did not collect this. Host tree of undetermined type.

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Thanks, Herb.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-12-09 05:53:21 CST (-0600)

From what little I have found on F. ochracea, it seems like a good fit.

F. pinicola did cross my mind.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-11-20 06:57:15 CST (-0600)

There is White Pine in the vicinity; but much more hemlock. No other species of pine along this trail. The wood was deteriorated and moss-covered, a tree that had apparently been down for awhile.

Thanks Britney.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-11-19 20:29:07 CST (-0600)

I didn’t know this genus. Looks like a good fit. If I see something like this again, I’ll be more inclined to collect/study it.

maybe Heterobasidion
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-11-19 19:58:43 CST (-0600)

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