Observation 147070: Ganoderma resinaceum group
When: 2013-10-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On hardwood stump. Up to 13 cm. across, red brown, fan shaped. White small pores. Rust spore deposit.

Proposed Names

-61% (2)
Used references: Kuo, M. (2004, February). Ganoderma lucidum. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/ganoderma_lucidum.html
45% (3)
Recognized by sight: Ganoderma lucidum does not occur in North America.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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Thank you
By: MSchink
2014-09-09 18:06:40 EDT (-0400)

for posting a link to “What is the Chinese “Lingzhi”? – a taxonomic mini-review” That is a study I have not seen yet and seems to clarify Ganoderma genetics in Asia for me.

Most of the most confident postings
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-09-09 16:31:17 EDT (-0400)

of G. lucidum on MO are from North America: 6826, 26539, 145248, 128309, 95891, 76369, 11933, 119420…. There has been some discussion about this topic on recent postings so I’m not clear whether there is agreement on this point.


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