Observation 204048: Ganoderma P. Karst.
When: 2015-05-06
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No herbarium specimen

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thanks Danny…
By: pamsai (shirdipam)
2015-06-19 20:16:34 EDT (-0400)

and MSchink, Learning something all the time !

I agree
By: MSchink
2015-06-19 20:09:49 EDT (-0400)

With Ganoderma, this looks a lot like a Ganoderma species I have tried cultivating from Ecuador. Something similar to Ganoderma fornicatum I believe.

It does
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-06-19 19:54:06 EDT (-0400)

but colors are off. These etiolated young stalks are common in Ganoderma. The antler look is often created artificially in cultivated spp. for aesthetic appeal by creating CO2 rich/oxygen starved conditions.

Looks like Xylaria to me
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2015-06-19 19:49:13 EDT (-0400)
Image 1
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-06-19 19:48:18 EDT (-0400)

Little brown thing attached to the left side

By: pamsai (shirdipam)
2015-06-19 19:41:43 EDT (-0400)

Cocoon ? Danny. What is the cocoon of a fungi?

I recognize that cocoon
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-06-19 14:53:49 EDT (-0400)

from other tropical polypores

could be
By: pamsai (shirdipam)
2015-06-18 02:18:51 EDT (-0400)

With that red brown band, I’d say these could be premature Ganoderma. There were mature Ganoderma in the area.

By: pamsai (shirdipam)
2015-05-08 01:46:11 EDT (-0400)

Thick like a small finger, growing on old wood on a steep mountain slope in wet rainforest

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