Observation 14315: Ganoderma sessile Murrill
When: 2008-11-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On a large red oak with center rot. I knocked off some of the bark and found many more fruit bodies inside.

Proposed Names

10% (9)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified – David Arora
Mushrooms of the SE US – Bessette, Roody, Bessette, and Dunaway
-7% (3)
Recognized by sight
37% (4)
Recognized by sight: ‘Sessile Ganoderma’ Growth pattern: dimidiate, sessile, imbricate, connate.
16% (5)
Recognized by sight

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By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2014-09-29 22:32:56 PDT (-0700)

It takes the better man to bow out when they know they are in over their head. Ganoderma lucidum does not occur in North America. I would get familiar with the different clades, their host and morphological features; as a start if you are interested in the group.

as a guess…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-09-29 22:23:32 PDT (-0700)


im done with this Ganoderma insanity…

By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2014-09-29 22:19:34 PDT (-0700)

I’m pretty sure we can do better than just Ganoderma for this one.

By: MSchink
2014-09-29 20:48:28 PDT (-0700)
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2014-09-29 20:44:37 PDT (-0700)

I changed it.

By: MSchink
2014-09-22 22:33:35 PDT (-0700)

Ganoderma sessile an accepted name? Mushroom observer did say it was depreciated.

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