Observation 202642: Fomitiporia texana (Murrill) Nuss
When: 2015-04-10
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Description from above referenced paper:

“Basidiocarps perennial, sessile, ungulate,
up to 15 cm wide; upper surface at first
pale brown, matted-tomentose, becoming
blackened and deeply rimose with age and
weathering, sulcate; margin rounded, pale
brown and tomentose; pore surface pale
brown (Buckthorn Brown to Mummy
Brown), smooth, the pores 4-6 per mm;
dissepiments finely tomentose, entire;
context hard and woody, yellowish brown,
appearing mottled with streaks of paler

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Recognized by sight: woody hoof shaped conk with brown cap becoming black and cracked, rounded velvety margin and brown pore surface, on juniper
Used references: “Basidiomycetes that decay junipers in Arizona.” R. L. Gilbertson and
J. P. Lindsey, The Great Basin Naturalist VOLUME 35, 1975, page 295

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