Observation 148603: Bondarzewia occidentalis Jia J. Chen, B.K. Cui & Y.C. Dai

Notes:
Spilling out from underneath a massive fir stump. The contortedness threw us off initially, but the micro is unmistakable.

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27% (2)
Eye3
Used references: Dr. Dennis Desjardin
Based on microscopic features: beautiful globose, amyloid-ornamented spores
83% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: New name for the Western North American “Bondarzewia mesenterica/montana”, which is not the same as the European species.
Used references: Chen, J., Cui, B., He, S., Cooper, J. A., Barrett, M. D., Chen, J., … & Dai, Y. (2016). Molecular phylogeny and global diversity of the remarkable genus Bondarzewia (Basidiomycota, Russulales). Mycologia, 108(4), 697-708.

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