Observation 23271: Ganoderma applanatum (Pers.) Pat.

When: 2009-07-17

Collection location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Micah Courteau (waynegrompsky)

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True. And let’s not forget
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-07-19 13:58:20 CDT (-0500)

… until tomorrow.

Got wrong again ;)
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-19 12:27:49 CDT (-0500)

you want to suggest Ischnoderma or Lasiochlena resinosum/resinosa. This could be; but there is also a Ganoderma resinaceum that looks similar or other Ganoderma species that shine like this.

Got my genus wrong
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-07-19 12:09:58 CDT (-0500)

Should have suggested Ischinotus resinosum.

Could it be Resupinatus resinosus?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-07-18 20:21:37 CDT (-0500)

A very old specimen, without the resin?

G.applanatum does not have a shiny surface, it’s something else.
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-18 19:12:56 CDT (-0500)
Maybe not
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-07-18 13:37:26 CDT (-0500)

Atypical for G. applanatum in my area. Looks like older sporocarp that may be degrading.

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