Observation 166794: Undetermined

When: 2014-06-01

Collection location: Lincoln Trail State Park, Illinois, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

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)
Recognized by sight: high up in oak tree at the base of a dead limb terminal.
57% (1)
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 20:39:10 MDT (-0600)

Seems like a possibility.

remind me of
By: Jonathan M
2014-06-07 19:41:57 MDT (-0600)

Inonotus rickii

Did you try
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-06-07 19:23:12 MDT (-0600)

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 13:03:40 MDT (-0600)

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

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-06-07 07:39:02 MDT (-0600)

of mysterious retreating creature!

Hericium erinaceus
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-06-06 22:40:23 MDT (-0600)

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 20:08:32 MDT (-0600)


By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-06-06 20:02:41 MDT (-0600)

Hericium erinaceus?

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