Observation 209372: Polyporus cryptopus Ellis & Barthol.

When: 2015-07-08

Collection location: Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma, USA [Click for map]

Who: LurkinLizard

No specimen available

We’ve been having a lot of wet weather here in Oklahoma, and I noticed this growing out of the lawn by the back door to my barn yesterday morning as I was doing the chores. I took photos, and was startled to see pores instead of gills when I turned it over. It’s like a mini Polyporus arcularis, but growing in soil/grass instead of on wood. I even pulled it out to see if there was wood under there. Nope.


Polyporus rhizophilus 7.8.15 a.jpg
The top
Polyporus rhizophilus 7.8.15 b.jpg
The spore surface
Polyporus rhizophilus 7.8.15 c.jpg
I pulled it up to see the substrate, this photo shows it. Grass, apparently, and dirt.
Polyporus rhizophilus 7.8.15.jpg
Broad pic of location where I found it.

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