Observation 143652: Ganoderma P. Karst.
When: 2013-08-24
Who: glyph250
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight
59% (2)
Recognized by sight
18% (2)
Recognized by sight: white rim and hymenium; red cap; rusty spores; deciduous forest in the american SE
26% (1)
Recognized by sight: North American resinaceum tends to have a flat cap like this. Often without a stipe, resinaceum can form a stipe in hotter more humid environments and stiped forms get more common the further south you go.

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By: MSchink
2014-09-19 12:27:02 CDT (-0400)

Fruits from the ground often, I see it on the ground far more commonly than on trees. It usually does not form a stipe though, but sometimes it does, seems largely dependent on local conditions, humidity and temp. It will grow a stem readily when artificially cultivated.

resinaceum? maybe
By: glyph250
2014-09-19 10:35:21 CDT (-0400)

But I can’t find a single photo of resinaceum fruiting from the ground, as these two were (and as lucidum very commonly does). I didn’t notice any resin, but I intend to go back to the place where these guys were seen and I’ll check for resin and more classic-looking resinaceum specimens when I get there.

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