Observation 13489: Xylobolus frustulatus (Pers.) P. Karst.
When: 2008-11-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Tiny woody shelf fungus.

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both on the same log
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-02-22 09:19:33 PST (-0800)

Thanks Tom. I’d like to see what you have for comparison. Both photos are of fruit bodies on the same very old dry log.

Two different things?
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2009-02-21 19:54:48 PST (-0800)

The lower picture is definitely Xylobolus frustulatus. The top picture is definitely not X.subpileatus, unless it’s been turned and realigned. I have never seen X. subpileatus that far north. Besides it is very shelf-like and not broken up like the lower picture. I’ll post my pic of X subpileatus for comparison.

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