Observation 200597: Fomitopsis pini-canadensis nom. prov.
When: 2015-03-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Massive- over three foot wide conk, fruiting just a few inches above the ground(Old growth Douglas fir).

Could be Heterobasidion occidentale or perhaps a smaller Bridgeoporus nobilissimus, although the top is not fuzzy-(like a white patch of turf grass). Shiny, smooth top= no Nobilissimus.

Elevation: Sea level.

Temp: mid 50’s.

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Backpack on top for scale.
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Smooth, hard, dense polypore structure-similar to F.pinicola. Not rough or textured. Pinkish hues on growth edges of pore surface.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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guess that’s why
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-06-07 11:13:07 PDT (-0700)

they call it a “shelf” fungus! :)

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