Observation 119899: Laetiporus Murrill

When: 2012-09-28

Collection location: Deep River County Park, Hobart, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tiffany (tcaluag)

Specimen available

Found on dead log; Surface is a peachy nude color. Very dry and wood like.

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Old and Weathered
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-12-18 05:48:53 WAT (+0100)

Probably Laetiporus sulphureus. The top photo shows specimens that are too large for Schizophyllum and they are not tomentose.

Two species
By: Petra Gloyn (Petra)
2012-12-18 05:40:43 WAT (+0100)

The top pic is Schizophyllum commune, the bottom two may well be Laetiporus.

possibly Laetiporus
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-12-14 11:58:27 WAT (+0100)

but clearer photos are required to say for certain. if we can’t tell lamellate from poroid from smooth hymenia, your camera is moving way too much at too slow a shutter speed.


1. flash + higher shutter speed

2. tripod

3. both

Created: 2012-12-14 11:54:04 WAT (+0100)
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