Observation 161588: Pyrofomes juniperinus subsp. earlei (Murrill) Vlasák & Spirin

When: 2014-03-17

Collection location: Sedona, Arizona, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

On living Utah juniper (Juniperus osteosperma) at about 5000’ elevation. No rain since 3/2/14. Pyropolyporus earlei is a deprecated synonym.

Went back to my notes of 3/17/14: tubes and pores were yellow.

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Photo taken 3 years later
Photo taken 3 years later
Photo taken 3 years later

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3% (2)
Recognized by sight: brown tomentose upper surface with rounded margin becoming cracked and black in age, yellow tubes and pores, common cause of white rot in juniper in the west—see first reference for photos of specimens found in north central Az
-3% (2)
Recognized by sight: Compare with Pyropolyporus earlei.

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Created: 2014-03-17 19:53:50 PDT (-0700)
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