Observation 135124: Undetermined

When: 2013-05-31

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

Who: JER (JER)

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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 18:01:31 PDT (-0700)

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
2013-05-31 13:20:25 PDT (-0700)

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

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-05-31 13:04:17 PDT (-0700)

Created: 2013-05-31 12:49:53 PDT (-0700)
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