Observation 23549: Oligoporus obductus (Berk.) Gilb. & Ryvarden

Specimen found growing on rotting log suspended over small stream.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:31 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Forest Park (Wildwood Trail), Portland, OR’ to ‘Wildwood Trail, Forest Park, Portland, Oregon, USA

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36% (5)
Used references: Aurora’s Mushrooms Demystified. This is most certainly from the Polypore family, and closely resembled P. squamosus, which has not been confirmed from our area. Hope you kept a specimen for a voucher collection.
38% (5)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified by David Arora
Audobon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms

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Not P. squamosus
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-07-25 21:06:56 PDT (-0700)

Pores way too small, no scales on cap, too pale cap.

Created: 2009-07-25 10:54:48 PDT (-0700)
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