Observation 143337: Laetiporus Murrill

When: 2013-08-19

Collection location: Buncombe Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: wildfungi

No specimen available

growing on decaying log right next t stream in mixed pine, oak, maple

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Looks like Laetiporus sulphureus.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-08-30 21:59:02 EDT (-0400)

Sulphureus for the sulphur-yellow hymenium.

Identification of the log would have been proof of species: L. sulphureus grows only on hardwoods such as oak and maple. L. coniferoides grows only on softwoods such as fir, and possibly pine.

Created: 2013-08-20 14:13:37 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2013-08-30 21:59:45 EDT (-0400)
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