Observation 16090: Fomitopsis pinicola (Sw.) P. Karst.

When: 2009-01-05

Collection location: Mendocino, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ryane Snow (snowman)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

46% (2)
Recognized by sight: found on dead conifer – probably Douglas fir ~3 miles inland
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified
56% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-01-06 23:29:34 CST (-0600)

The habit looks wrong, more like the red-belted conk. Did it have the characteristic odor of the quinine conk? or others on the same tree?

Created: 2009-01-05 21:34:06 CST (-0600)
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