Observation 145814: Ganoderma curtisii (Berk.) Murrill

When: 2013-07-22

Collection location: Wesley Heights, Washington DC, USA [Click for map]

Who: Erin (emaehr)

No specimen available

Notes:
very small, uniform pores. Very beautiful colors, merle of purple and red. on dead wood of maple.

Proposed Names

52% (1)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: very small, uniform pores. Very beautiful colors, merle of purple and red. on dead wood of maple.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight
79% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: The blue film is caused by excess humidity/moisture. I am not sure the responsible agent.

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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I don’t know
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-09-20 02:11:59 BST (+0100)

what causes the film. If you can collect one, I know where we can find out!

Mildew
By: Erin (emaehr)
2013-09-19 03:14:01 BST (+0100)

Mildew makes the colors more vibrant? Interesting, I was wondering why the colors were slightly off. Do you think this specimen is younger than the more varnished ganoderma?

Erin
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-09-19 01:34:01 BST (+0100)

Welcome to MO! Very beautiful colors – maybe a mildew after last summer’s rains?

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http://mushroomobserver.org/observer/index_observation?q=1VEHW

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