Observation 198206: Polyporales sensu lato
When: 2014-12-29
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: stunning
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Used references: Dr. Gerardo L. Robledo

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Muchas gracias, Gerardo
By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2015-03-09 11:32:16 PDT (-0700)

Dear Gerardo,
it is wonderful to have your input on Neotropical Polyporales. Even though it is almost impossible to identify Neotropical species on picture only basis I much appreciate to exchange thoughts. Such allows a much better understanding.

For this reason I look very forward to your further comments on this website. It would be great if you could share your knowledge and expertise. Muchas gracias.

This species was growing on a small twig, unfortunately I did not make a cross-section. I just can only guess it was resupinate. The growth form displayed on the second stick (out of focus in the background) would support this.

Thanks so much.

Thanks, Gerardo,
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-03-08 19:51:20 PDT (-0700)

and welcome to Mushroom Observer! I heartily look forward to your and Ricardo’s contributions to our pile of unidentified Neotropical polypores.

By: Gerardo (robledo)
2015-03-08 19:42:39 PDT (-0700)

Hello Suse, I´m Gerardo from Argentina
A beatifull and amazing polypore
I never saw that shape.
The close up suggest me Ceriporiopsis, a resupinate genus of polyporaceae S.l.
I imagine that it is growing around a small twig…
However if this “columnar shape” is the real basidiome shape…..WOW!!!
I never saw that!

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-03-07 21:24:07 PST (-0800)

this is… hands down one of the strangest and most beautiful things you’ve posted yet.

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