Observation 145814: Ganoderma curtisii (Berk.) Murrill
When: 2013-07-22
No herbarium specimen

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

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Eye3
Recognized by sight: very small, uniform pores. Very beautiful colors, merle of purple and red. on dead wood of maple.
56% (1)
Recognized by sight
78% (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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I don’t know
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2013-09-19 21:11:59 EDT (-0400)

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

Mildew
By: Erin (emaehr)
2013-09-18 22:14:01 EDT (-0400)

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)
2013-09-18 20:34:01 EDT (-0400)

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

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