Observation 184746: Fomitiporia texana (Murrill) Nuss
When: 2014-10-21
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On Rocky Mountain Juniper, Juniperus scopulorum, native to western NA including Tx and Az.

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17% (2)
Recognized by sight: Black cracked cap, yellow brown pores, blackening in KOH, on living shaggy bark juniper
Used references: Basidiomycetes that decay junipers in Arizona. Great Basin Naturalist 35: 288-304, key on page 289, description of Phellinus texanus on page 295http://ia902700.us.archive.org/... and http://www.fs.fed.us/...

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Hi Herb ,
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2015-02-09 18:35:03 CST (-0500)

This keyed out to Phellinus texanus which is now deprecated I see—preferred name Fomitiporia texana. I don’t remember how I got to Fomitiporia robusta but I must have been steered there during the process of proposing P. texanus on MO? Why doesn’t it show up anywhere as a deprecated synonym?

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