Observation 21759: Stereum Hill ex Pers.

When: 2009-06-05

Collection location: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Santa Cruz Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Shane Marsh (Mushane)

No specimen available

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By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-06-08 15:02:24 CDT (-0400)

I couldnt find much info on what exactly I should be looking for as an identifiable trait of either genus, but I located a few (dark) spores, and one little structure that im not sure is anything of importance.
I tried viewing different surfaces of this fungus.

By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-06-07 12:26:37 CDT (-0400)

thanks for the info tom.
I might even get around to grabbing a sample today, im heading that direction, microscopy for this might pop up in the next few days.

By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2009-06-07 12:13:15 CDT (-0400)

Another possibility is Gloeocystidiellum. Actually closely related to Stereum. Impossible to tell without microscope.

There is
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-06-06 17:02:59 CDT (-0400)

also Stereum that is totally resupinate e.g. Stereum rugosum which I regularly find on Corylus spread like a wallpaper over decimeters

By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-06-06 16:56:52 CDT (-0400)

I dont think its a stereum, but I cant seem to find much info on them.
From what I can find though I dont think its similar.

This did not protrude from the tree at all, it was on there like wallpaper.

Ill grab a sample from there, possibly in the next few days, and see what shows up under the scope.

Thanks for pointing me in a direction though, im completely lost here.

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