Observation 201412: Panus conchatus (Bull.) Fr.

When: 2015-03-23

Collection location: Central, Louisiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)

No specimen available

Notes:
Beautiful dark purplish-maroon oyster-like mushroom growing from decayed wood. White, crowded decurrent gills. Inrolled margin. Tiny fibrils on cap surface. Smell is faint and inconspicuous. I tried getting a spore print but was unsuccessful.

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Looks like the culprit!
By: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)
2015-03-23 20:36:20 CDT (-0500)

Thank you, Dario.

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