Observation 182078: Laetiporus Murrill
When: 2014-09-21
No herbarium specimen

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Removed from original location (for additional photos) which was at the base of a tree. This area is mainly oak-hickory forest.

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: The distinct orange tone seems more like Laetiporus than Bondarzewia. Also I’ve seen Laetiporus fruit like this in CA. It would be easy to tell the difference with a bit of scope work (Bondarzewia has warted amyloid spores. Laetiporus has smooth spores).

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Thanks Nathan
By: weed lady (Sylvia )
2014-10-09 14:36:22 PDT (-0700)

I think you are correct about this. I had not even thought of that possibility. I do not think I even saved that specimen. Glad I have seen Bondarzewia berkeleyi in its more recognizable form as well as two of the Laetiporus species.

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