Observation 136067: Ganoderma P. Karst.
When: 2013-06-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Our most common local varnish shelf is G. tsugae. But the lawn where I spotted this had no hemlock trees. Norway Spruce and oak species surrounded the area. Can’t rule out that there had once been a hemlock tree on this lawn.

My (very limited) concept of G. lucidum is that a newly emergeing specimen tend to have a thin stipe.

Mushroom growing from partially exposed roots on a lawn.

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This does look like a typical…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-06-11 18:13:11 SAST (+0200)

young specimen of G. tsugae; unexpanded “cap” whitish with narrower part connecting to substrate showing the “varnish.” There was probably a hemlock growing on the lawn in the near past.

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