Observation 144946: Bondarzewia occidentalis Jia J. Chen, B.K. Cui & Y.C. Dai

When: 2013-09-07

Collection location: White Pass, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Found on a well rotted conifer. Thick, firm flesh. Distinct, visible(cream colored) spore bearing structure.

Trees in canopy: Western Hemlock, Douglas fir, Western red cedar and lodgepole pine.

Elevation: 4,500ft.

Temp: mid 70’s.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: New name for the Western North American “Bondarzewia mesenterica”, which is not the same as the European species.
Used references: Chen, J., Cui, B., He, S., Cooper, J. A., Barrett, M. D., Chen, J., … & Dai, Y. (2016). Molecular phylogeny and global diversity of the remarkable genus Bondarzewia (Basidiomycota, Russulales). Mycologia, 108(4), 697-708.

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