Observation 224322: Pyrofomes juniperinus (H. Schrenk) J. Vlasák & V. Spirin

When: 2014-11-03

Collection location: Queeny County Park, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)

No specimen available

Notes:
Many woody, hoof shaped conks on Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) in riparian woods. Younger specimens are light to medium cinnamon-brown. Older specimens develop black, cracked surface. Fertile surface: light brown to orange-brown with 2-3 pores/mm. Context: woody, deep reddish-brown. Tube layer is concolorous with context.

For more information on this “pocket-rot” see http://www.forestry.nv.gov/...

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Recognized by sight: P. juniperinus is the American species on Juniper.

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Thanks for correcting this ID, Patrick.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2018-02-03 19:51:10 CST (-0500)

That goes way back to the first year I started photographing fungi and to my earliest attempts at identification. Perhaps, now that I have a little more exoerience I should dig into those old observations and see if I still agree with myself:) Thanks again for digging that one out and correcting it.

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