Observation 202642: Pyrofomes juniperinus subsp. earlei (Murrill) Vlasák & Spirin

When: 2015-04-10

Collection location: Coconino Co., Arizona, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

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

Proposed Names

-10% (2)
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
51% (3)
Recognized by sight: pores extending over the margin
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Pyropolyporus earlei [sic]

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