Observation 158065: Trametes pubescens (Schumach.) Pilát
When: 2014-01-12
(38.53° 78.15° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Fruiting on white oak log. Tree died in 2012.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Hemispherical shape, pored hymenium, growth on oak wood.
28% (1)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified.
61% (2)
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Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified.

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Probably unnecessary, Penny.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-01-17 18:26:55 EST (-0500)

Trametes pubescens seems likely, if not certain. Fruiting already? May have caused part of the tree death.

Pores were
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2014-01-17 16:35:40 EST (-0500)

cream colored, not yellowish, and I did not notice staining when handling. I will be back at the site tomorrow and can collect a specimen if desirable. Thanks!

T. pubescens
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-01-17 14:39:11 EST (-0500)

would appear to be a good fit here, Penny. Although I have not collected it or seen it before.

How would you describe the
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-01-17 14:19:13 EST (-0500)

pore surface color? Cream? Yellowish? Did the pores stain color when handled?

The shelves were
By: Penny Firth (pfirth)
2014-01-17 07:44:08 EST (-0500)

about 8 cm across… on the large size. Sorry I forgot to include this!

Depending on width
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-01-17 07:04:27 EST (-0500)

and thickness, could be anything from Stereum to Polyporus. Nice lichens too, Penny.

Need approximate size of fungi to give better sense of what it is.

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