Observation 154167: Royoporus badius (Pers.) A.B. De
When: 2010-10-21
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: This mushroom was found on a foray in the Marche Region of Italy led by Alfredo Olivieri Pennisi of Gruppo Micologico La Tignosa who also identified the mushroom.

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Explanation of name problem
By: Patrick R. Leacock (MycoGuide)
2014-09-22 17:39:51 PDT (-0700)

The observation is of Royoporus badius (Polyporus badius, Polyporus picipes); an illegitimate synonym of this is Polyporus durus (Timm) Kreisel. But the name that was first used on MO was Nigroporus durus (Jungh.) Murrill which is a totally different polypore based on Polyporus durus Jungh. — a legitimate name that preceded the combination by Kreisel.

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