Observation 135124: Undetermined

When: 2013-05-31

Collection location: DuPage Co., Illinois, USA [Click for map]

Who: JER (JER)

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Notes:
Several of these clusters were growing on a dying tree. It has soft white flesh on the inside.

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Mycelium exposed to light
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-05-31 19:01:31 MDT (-0600)

change colors. Lentinula edodes changes from white to rich brown.

Eventually any fungus parasitizing a living tree will take it over completely.

I suspect Christian has it correct here: Meripulus giganteus.

Growth pattern
By: JER (JER)
2013-05-31 14:20:25 MDT (-0600)

It was growing all over the tree, not just the base.

Blackening?
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-05-31 14:04:17 MDT (-0600)

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