Observation 129646: Inonotus andersonii (Ellis & Everh.) Černý
When: 2013-02-26
(38.4414° -122.4894° 148m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Gilbertson & Ryvarden, vol. 1 – growing on oak, under the bark layer and causing the bark layer to separate; yellow spores; setae in hymenium; dimitic; resupinate.

On the switchbacks of the trail from “Uranus” to “Neptune”.

LatLon= 38.441389 N 122.489444 W

Images

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bark layer removed set down to show yellow spores and hymenium on underlayer
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close up of pore surface
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mass of yellow spores accumulated on inside layer of bark
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resupinate layer of tubes on sapwood layer under bark
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showing spores and setae
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Taken at the microscope lab with a student microscope at Merritt College. Mounted in 5% KOH.

Proposed Names

56% (1)
Recognized by sight: Bright yellow spore print in the log and covering cobwebs and moss. The yellow edges of the barely-formed brackets. The brownish grey pores.
91% (2)
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Used references: Gilbertson & Ryvarden, vol. 1, p. 356 – 361
Based on microscopic features: setae in hymenium

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Oregon
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-03-01 10:04:24 PST (-0800)

Inonotus glomeratus is reported from the Pacific Northwest and as far south as Oregon. You would need microscopic data to confirm this excellent find.

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