Observation 22926: Schizophyllum commune Fr.
When: 2008-10-15
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Wooly appearance on upper, Radiating gill fluted underside. Mulitple cascade formations along fissure. Firm texture. Strongly anchored within crevice. Guided by images on web sites until ‘looks like’.

Sensitive 70+ year old walnut tree, 50 ft canopy until about 3 years ago, damaged branch, prolonged drought with supplemented watering, now 3\5 infected branches.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:14 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘South Plympton, Adelaide, South Australia’ to ‘South Plympton, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia’

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Big photos nailed it!
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-07-05 09:37:28 CDT (-0500)

Schizophyllum commune for sure. The only mushroom I know that eats both wood and people!

Reminds of
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-07-05 07:16:07 CDT (-0500)

Schizophyllum commune – but the pictures aren’t close enough to show if the gills are double-edged.

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