Observation 223847: Trichaptum Murrill

When: 2014-09-15

Collection location: Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)

No specimen available

A profusion of small, zoned, thin walled shelves found on a dead tree.

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Either T.biforme or T.abietinum, I’d say.
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2015-11-25 20:11:03 CST (-0600)

Former is on deciduous trees, and the latter is on conifers.

Bob, the violet color would seem to indicate Trichaptum.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-11-25 10:38:45 CST (-0600)

Do you have photo of the fertile surface? If it also has violet coloration (which often is most noticable at the margin) this could be T. biforme.

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