Observation 214929: Polyporales sensu lato

Found this polypore growing on a downed Englemann oak. It was pretty soft and spongey, must still have been very fresh.

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Recognized by sight: Brown spores; Lacquered top

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But what other polypore has brown spores in this area?
By: Tom Bruns (pogon)
2015-09-04 16:57:01 -05 (-0500)

It’s pretty hard to see much detail on those spores, and I don’t see a measurement anywhere. I think Ganoderma is pretty likely because the spore are clearly dark, and that eliminates almost everything else.

Spores too small.
By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2015-09-03 13:07:07 -05 (-0500)

The spores seem way too small to be Ganoderma, they are also lacking in the typical double wall structure that Ganoderma spores have.

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