Observation 148382: Ganoderma brownii (Murrill) Gilb.
When: 2013-10-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: ound growing on dead decomposing log in undergrowth in Tilden Park. Area had a variety of very tall trees, including some pines and hardwoods.

Average sized specimen. About 6 inches across.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: White pore surface.
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified by Arora
Based on microscopic features: Spores characteristic of Ganoderma genus

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Did you measure the spores?
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-10-21 18:26:45 MST (-0700)

I don’t see any scale bar in your photo. If you did not measure them, this observation could represent Ganoderma applanatum.

See http://mushroomobserver.org/name/show_name/1305

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