Observation 23875: Fistulina guzmanii Brusis
When: 2009-08-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Cactu collection.

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Color
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-04-05 15:39:47 PDT (-0700)

My friend who found these said that the color is accurate.

color distorted
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2010-04-05 15:03:52 PDT (-0700)

My guess is that the color got distorted somewhere along the way, either with a camera setting, possibly tungsten lighting setting used in full shade, or maybe the color was adjusted during photo processing. The photo just doesn’t look natural.

Red and brown tones seem to be missing from the photo.

It certainly looks like a Fistulina but none that I am familiar with….
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-08-03 13:43:05 PDT (-0700)

There has been described a Fistulina rosea and a Fistulina guzmanii but I think this one is a new one…altho it is a sort of miracle that this conspicuous species shouldn’t have been detected before…

Check the underside
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2009-08-03 13:29:11 PDT (-0700)

If it has separate tubes, like a bundle of straws in a box in a restaurant, with space between each one as well each having a hollow center, then it’s Fistulina. If it has pores but not like that, then given its stemless growth from wood it’s some other sort of polypore. If it is smooth or bumpy or wrinkled but lacks pores, gills, or anything like that, then it is more like a stereum (though I’ve never seen one form shelves that thick before!).

amazing color…what about the texture?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-08-03 07:18:57 PDT (-0700)

squishy like a Fistulina or firm like a Fomitopsis?

WHooh, is that the real color?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2009-08-03 06:08:13 PDT (-0700)

Wow, if that is the real color of those, that is something, look at that will ya’…

Agree. Gorgeous ’shrooms
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-08-03 00:09:58 PDT (-0700)

but can’t see any pores, gills, or hymenium of any kind. I wouldn’t call the coloration purple, though. Violet? Fuchsia? Hot pink?

pretty purple shooms
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-08-02 16:04:09 PDT (-0700)

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