Observation 145575: Ganoderma sessile Murrill

When: 2013-09-16

Collection location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)

No specimen available

Large fungus found on mulch in urban Pittsburgh PA. 18 inch, round, rigid collection of variable size polypore fungi. The individual fungi are fused together. Top surface varying shades of brown and with a white border. Very woody and with a shiny “lacquered” appearance. Hemispherical bumps of variable sizes scattered over the top. (I wonder if these are very young fungi?)

White undersurface covered with small circular pores. Surface darkens when abraided like Ganoderma applanatum. No stalk.

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nice capture…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-09-16 10:32:15 PDT (-0700)

of a very elaborately ornamented polypore cap!

one of the laquered Ganoderma
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2013-09-16 09:37:14 PDT (-0700)

what trees where around?

Created: 2013-09-16 09:23:33 PDT (-0700)
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