Observation 128989: Podofomes trogii (Fr.) Pouzar

When: 2012-09-15

Collection location: Lac de la Fauge, Les Ronchaux, Jura, France [Click for map]

Who: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)

No specimen available

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It should be in every country.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-02-19 16:43:01 CST (-0500)

That does red lists in Europe. Not sure though. In Austria, Switzerland and Germany it is.

Thanks, Gerhardt
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-02-19 16:19:07 CST (-0500)

is it redlisted anywhere?

By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-02-19 16:15:05 CST (-0500)

seems to be associated with fir and is very rare. This is my second find, of the first I have no photo, unfortunately. In Europe it is monotypic or 3 species (depends on whom you follow in species concept). It grows in near-to-pristine forests only. It does not even grow outside Eurasia. The genus has been erected by Czech mycologist Pouzar. It is a true polypore. Macroscopically it reminds me much of a cross between Ganoderma, Amauroderma and Polyporus.
Here’s some link (in German, but there is a good picturing with fruitbody and spores):


cool sp.
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-02-19 15:41:08 CST (-0500)

wasn’t aware of any long-stipitate polypores outside of Polyporus/Royoporus, Ganoderma/Amauroderma/Humphreya, and… the ones I’m forgetting.

What more can you tell us about Podofomes, Gerhardt?

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