Observation 139338: Ganoderma australe (Fr.) Pat.

When: 2013-07-09

Collection location: Pogonip Open Space Reserve, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Thomas Laxton (Tao)

No specimen available

These were growing on Umbellularia californica.

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
86% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: http://mykoweb.prf.jcu.cz/polypores/list_gtoh.html. Ganoderma brownii and G. annularis are synonyms.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Thanks Martin.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2013-07-17 18:27:37 CDT (-0400)

I might count the rings some day when I have time and yes I left it be. You have to have respect for the elders.

Great observation
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-07-16 20:14:54 CDT (-0400)

It might be worth counting the edges for a quick estimate on the age. Hope you left it there.

Yes I know.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2013-07-10 20:07:00 CDT (-0400)

I wonder how old these can get.

By: Justin (Tmethyl)
2013-07-09 22:58:08 CDT (-0400)

That is an intriguing and ancient looking fungi.

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