Observation 166022: Ganoderma tsugae Murrill

When: 2014-05-27

Collection location: Watkins Glen, New York, USA [Click for map]

42.374° 76.0° 729m

Who: Matthew Schink (MSchink)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: Growing on Hemlock in state park. Noticed fungal growth and went to check it out. appears to have been ripped off the tree by someone presumably for medicinal use. When I first approached it what was left on the tree resembled Ganoderma pore surface, and upon breaking it off from the tree I was able to find some of the red-brown smooth surface that many species of Ganoderma have. Since this was on Hemlock I am calling it tsugae, I will be cloning some of the pieces. I plan to return at the end of the summer to see if the fruit bodies grow back.

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