Observation 163986: Lenzites betulina (L.) Fr.
When: 2014-03-10
No herbarium specimen

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If they are dried
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2014-05-08 11:59:12 CST (+0800)

the gills will shrink and become narrow.

Found my collection
By: Jeff Hitchcock (JHitch)
2014-05-08 07:32:24 CST (+0800)

sitting in my trunk still, and at least a few fbs look just like your first picture…. Although both thicknesses of gills are on the younger specimen. On the rest of the fbs I grabbed, most of the gills are quite narrow.

I believe this is Daedalea quercina
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2014-05-08 06:30:53 CST (+0800)

The margin has a smooth under lip and the gills are thicker.
See my example: http://mushroomobserver.org/image/show_image/306645?obs=123470&q=1%C3%974mx
I have found yellow colored specimens myself: http://mushroomobserver.org/127425?q=1×51y

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-04-25 10:34:49 CST (+0800)

I don’t think it’s yellow staining, just yellow coloration.

Is the
By: Phil (gunchky)
2014-04-25 08:48:17 CST (+0800)

yellow staining typical of your Cal. L. betulina. Phil

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-04-25 04:22:41 CST (+0800)

this is typical CA Lenzites, a bit different from the east…

By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-04-25 04:14:09 CST (+0800)

Is this another California form? It does not look like any Lenzites from my area.

Created: 2014-04-24 13:41:07 CST (+0800)
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