Observation 177187: Polyporus arcularius (Batsch) Fr.
When: 2014-09-06

Notes: Fungi found on deadwood branch. Two older specimens shown and the last image is a complete smaller same specimen. I have some doubts about the quality of this specimen. We have been in drought followed by extreme winds and then heavy rain. The branch may have been broken off recently, from a tree suffering from the drought. Hence the specimen may have dried out or is just plain aged.
It may be Microporus xanthopus. Notes describe it as having a white spore.
I was unable to collect a spore from any of the three specimens. The texture of the fungi was typical of this species, being tough and rubbery. I was unable to see the “Yellow Foot” as it is sometimes given the description of having. I have however also loaded three micrographs using 3% KOH as the reagent and the magnification in all images is x100.

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Alain (Birdman!)

No Problem. Have a look at my website gallery Feathered Frenzy you may enjoy!. chow, kk www.kundabungkid.com

Alain (Birdman!)

No Problem. Have a look at my website gallery Feathered Frenzy you may enjoy!. chow, kk

Sorry Ian.
By: GALL Alain (GALLA-TAHITI)
2014-09-07 18:58:24 CDT (-0400)

I know almost nothing in micro.

Alain

Thankyou for your detailed comments and links (as usual). I would really appreciate your comments on the micrographs especially for the ID of Polyporus meridionalis. The cell and pore structure in the link looks very much similar to the micrograph I loaded. If you would prefer to email me at:>(kundabungkid@kundabung.com.au), in lieu of a comment through MO, that is ok by me.

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