Observation 223626: Ganoderma adspersum (Schulzer) Donk
When: 2015-11-21
Who: zaca
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I collected a peace of a leaf of the oak tree, the host, and soon I will look at the spores.

Proposed Names

58% (1)
Recognized by sight
91% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: You might find it under G.australe in certain guides.
-52% (1)
Recognized by sight: The margin looks a little off though. Spores will tell

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Thank you, MSchink,
By: zaca
2015-11-23 21:32:42 GMT (+0000)

for helping me with Ganoderma spp.. Clearly, I’ll follow you in this matter.
Best regards,
zaca

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By: MSchink
2015-11-23 21:20:16 GMT (+0000)

5. G. adspersum (Schulz.) Donk [= G. europaeumSteyaert; G. australe sensu
auctt. Brit.]

Spores measure
8.5-12.5 X 5.7-7.5 (10 × 6.5) µ, Q 1.53

From Basidiospore Form in the British Species of Ganoderma Karst
Kew Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 3 (1973), pp. 351-364

Distinguished from G.applanatum by its larger spores.

Seems like a good match to me. Excellent observation.

Spores added.
By: zaca
2015-11-23 15:05:52 GMT (+0000)

Spores (verrucose):
(8.3) 8.6 – 10 (10.5) x (5.5) 6 – 7.3 (7.5) µm
Q = (1.3) 1.35 – 1.5 (1.6) ; N = 38
Me = 9.5 × 6.5 µm ; Qe = 1.5 .

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