Observation 181181: Polyporus squamosus (Huds.) Fr.

When: 2014-09-18

Collection location: Valparaiso, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dylan Moore (Dmoore444)

No specimen available

Notes:
Very large fruiting bodies growing from the base of a trunk of a dead tree.

Macroscopic Observations:

Habitat: Wooded area off of dead tree
Habit: scattered
Pileus size: over 240 mm
Pileus color: dark brown center fading to light brown
Pileus surface: appressed squamulose
Pileus margin: tuberculate striate
Pileus shape: deeply indented
Stipe location: lateral
Stipe surface: reticulated
Stipe color: dark brown
Stipe length: 120 mm
Stipe width: 50 mm
Stipe content: solid
Stipe shape: bulbous base
Stipe base: inserted
Hymenium: porous
Gill/Lamellae: n/a
Gill attachment: n/a
Gill margin: n/a
Gill color: pores were off-white
Gill length: n/a
Annulus: none
Volva: none
Spore print: none

Microscopic Observations:
Spore shape: smooth and rod-shaped spores
Spore size range of 10 spores (micrometers):
Length 9.24-12.32
Width 3.85-5.39

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