Observation 118929: Polyporus squamosus (Huds.) Fr.

When: 2012-10-29

Collection location: Little Calumet River Trail, Chesteron, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamid (Hkhan)

No specimen available

ID# HK16
Macroscopic Characteristics
Fruiting Body Shape flower, bowl shaped, sort of trumpet shaped from back side; white with dark specs
Size medium-large, noticeable
Texture old, very strong,
Pileus (cap) white; roughly 10 cm wide x 7 cm tall; specs on cap radially arranged; broad circular kidney shaped
Stipe (stem) thick 5 cm long, black wood, attaches to tree, strong, stiff
Pore Surface tan brown, found when very dry and old
Pores Angular to irregularly shaped
Odor earthy, not distinctive
Spore Print white
other found when very dry and hard
Microscopic Characteristics
Basidiospores long, tubular, hyaline color, 5 units wide, 15 units long

Habitat Characteristics
Substrate fallen tree trunk
Location Little Calumet River Trail, Chesterton, Indiana, USA

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