Observation 192139: Ganoderma polychromum (Copel.) Murrill
When: 2014-12-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing at base of damaged coast live oak.

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Recognized by sight: I studied a specimen of G.polychromum from Oregon that had a rather smooth looking outer surface resembling G.oregonense. Live Oak is a common host for G.polychromum.

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By: MSchink
2014-12-08 08:41:05 CST (-0600)

Ganoderma polychromum is likely if the context is tan/brownish and zonate, with somewhat angular pores. It honestly looks a lot like G.oregeonense, which would have a whiteish flesh with roundish pores. The fact it is on oak makes this interesting.

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