Observation 137178: Ganoderma tsugae Murrill

When: 2013-06-20

Collection location: Cook Forest State Park, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)

No specimen available

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Pleasing Fungus Beetle
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2013-06-21 19:07:32 BST (+0100)
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2013-06-21 19:00:34 BST (+0100)

For those who are curious, the beetles visible in the first picture are not there by accident. They use Ganoderma fungi as a food source. The beetle species is either Megalodacne fasciata or Megalodacne heros.

Created: 2013-06-21 18:36:24 BST (+0100)
Last modified: 2013-06-21 18:36:28 BST (+0100)
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