Observation 166794: Undetermined
When: 2014-06-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I know this is a long shot to ID but the distinctive coloration and hirsute quality might be familiar to someone.

Proposed Names

46% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: high up in oak tree at the base of a dead limb terminal.
56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thanks, Jonathan
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-06-07 22:39:10 CDT (-0400)

Seems like a possibility.

remind me of
By: Jonathan M
2014-06-07 21:41:57 CDT (-0400)

Inonotus rickii

Did you try
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-06-07 21:23:12 CDT (-0400)

pulling on the tail of the ’possum? That will get a response!

If so he was playing possum :)
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-06-07 15:03:40 CDT (-0400)

as I spent ages trying to get a non blurry photo and he didn’t move muscle!

Tail
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-06-07 09:39:02 CDT (-0400)

of mysterious retreating creature!

Hericium erinaceus
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-06-07 00:40:23 CDT (-0400)

is not hirsute. Not at all hairy. I have grown Hericium erinaceus, and I am aware of how it ages, at least in Oregon. This does not resemble H.e. at all.

Could be
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-06-06 22:08:32 CDT (-0400)

thanks.

old
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-06-06 22:02:41 CDT (-0400)

Hericium erinaceus?

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