Observation 14534: Fomitopsis pinicola (Sw.) P. Karst.
When: 2008-11-23
No herbarium specimen

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-24% (5)
Used references: Arora’s Mushrooms Demystified. Growing on Western hemlock log, which would normally make this Ganoderma tsugae, but this is not the red-shellac form, which often has a stipe.

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I think Daniel is right and we deal with two different species here.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-26 06:37:22 CST (+0800)
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-07-26 06:35:23 CST (+0800)

While I accept that photo 29918 may be Fomitopsis pinicola (Red-banded conk), I do not see the banding typical of that species in the other photos, and stand by my original identification.

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