Observation 23958: Meripilus giganteus (Pers.) P. Karst., Bidr.
When: 2009-08-04
Who: Aycan Alan
No herbarium specimen


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:23 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Stafford, UK’ to ‘Stafford, England’

Proposed Names

52% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: (A&C Black, London)Gminder, Andreas & Bohning, Tanja
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: black staining

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Yes I agree
By: Aycan Alan
2009-08-04 18:05:29 SAST (+0200)

Meripilus giganteus, black staining. Thank you guys. (A&C Black)Andreas Gminder & Tania Bohning 2008

European "black staining polypore
By: Bill (boletebill)
2009-08-04 17:47:56 SAST (+0200)

I proposed the name Meripilus sumstinei for this mushroom because that’s the one I’m fanilar with in NE USA. There’s probably a better name for the version from the UK, Meripilus giganteus?

NOTSulphur Shelf
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-08-04 16:54:19 SAST (+0200)

I would agree. Very young sulphur shelf is a mass of bright yellow,
looks kind of like an Easter peep.

Not Laetiporus
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2009-08-04 14:38:21 SAST (+0200)

More like Meripilus or something

Found on ded tree trunk
By: Aycan Alan
2009-08-04 12:54:28 SAST (+0200)

Found on dead tree trunk, not sure what tree.

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