Observation 171058: Ganoderma P. Karst.

When: 2014-07-23

Collection location: Reservoir Woods Park, Roseville, Minnesota, USA [Click for map]

Who: Josh Kielsmeier-Cook (Josh KC)

No specimen available

Ganoderma sp. at base of dead staghorn sumac (Rhus typhina).

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Agree w/ MSchink
By: Josh Kielsmeier-Cook (Josh KC)
2014-07-30 13:23:21 PDT (-0700)

This specimen lacked any visible lacquer unlike G. curtisii and is a good ways outside the known range of that species. Bob Blanchette has a large collection of ITS sequences from many different Ganoderma specimens so that will help us place this sample phylogenetically.

It is similar.
By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2014-07-30 13:10:46 PDT (-0700)

It is similar to it, but I don’t think this is curtisii, it seems to be a bit north. Curtisii is usually a more southeastern mushroom, but has been seen as far north as Connecticut.

Reminds me of …
By: Stephen (Ιερονυμοσ)
2014-07-30 12:01:12 PDT (-0700)
By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2014-07-30 11:14:44 PDT (-0700)

If you’re going to sequence it, you should take as many pictures as possible. This will help when we try to apply morphological information to molecular data.

Very nice
By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2014-07-30 11:07:03 PDT (-0700)

It is quite interesting,almost like a cross between G.applanatum and some other Ganoderma. very interesting.

By: Josh Kielsmeier-Cook (Josh KC)
2014-07-30 07:03:07 PDT (-0700)

I actually collected the larger fruitbody and gave it to Bob Blanchette’s Lab at the University of Minnesota. They are going to culture it and sequence it, so that should give us some good info. I too found this to be a unique specimen.

By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2014-07-29 21:02:07 PDT (-0700)

This is an interesting Ganoderma, do you still know where it is?

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