Observation 213628: Ganoderma lobatum (Schwein.) G.F. Atk.
When: 2015-08-07
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing from very decayed tree stump. When handling the specimens, it is impossible to avoid the sticky resin that exudes from these conks along the front margin and from the top surface. See last photo for close up of resin droplets.


Copyright © 2015 Judi Thomas
Copyright © 2015 Judi Thomas
Copyright © 2015 Judi Thomas
Resin exudes from front edge of specimen. Pore surface is “write-able.”
Copyright © 2015 Judi Thomas
Droplets of resin ooze from top surface.

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Thanks for looking at my ob. As I recall, it was a large, dead (and very decayed) standing tree that
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2017-01-27 12:17:19 CST (-0500)

had sloughed off most of its bark. My guess would be oak, only because that is the predominant species in that location.

g. lobatum
By: GP Van Eron (reishiTea)
2017-01-27 10:47:52 CST (-0500)

probably is. g resinaceum would typically have a more lacquered surface. Any idea what tree type?

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