Observation 174590: Ganoderma tsugae Murrill
When: 2014-08-19
Who: mushy
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Very hard. Has a stem, growing out of the base of the stump. Did not taste, but the smell is a strong mushroom odor, possibly bitter.

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Recognized by sight: Morphology fits with tsugae, looks to be some pine needles strewn about, tree might be pine, though I am not so good with identifying trees from bark.

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There are pines
By: mushy
2014-08-23 10:46:22 CDT (-0400)

in the area, but this is just a stump. (Still working on tree ID myself. I am going through the book Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast by Michael Wojtech, but have not used it for mushrooming yet.)

Created: 2014-08-19 12:41:49 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2014-08-23 10:52:34 CDT (-0400)
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