Observation 24902: Cerioporus leptocephalus (Jacq.) Zmitr.

When: 2009-09-01

Collection location: Wynn Jones County Park, Kitsap Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Peter Santerre

No specimen available

Western Washington, growing out of a dead Alder “stick”. Soggy habitat (Alder’s favorite!)
White pores, very small, but visible with naked eye up close.
2" long, darker than rest of mushroom.
Concave cap, chestnut color. Leathery.
Spore print color:
Not taken
Pores seem to damage cap color.

Proposed Names

9% (2)
Used references: Arora and MushroomExpert.com keys.
27% (2)
Used references: Arora’s Mushrooms Demystified, p. 562. Key to identification of this species in Arora’s key is the umbilicate cap (centrally depressed) with smooth surface or finely striate (radiating lines). The radiating lines in your excellent photos clinch this.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
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Confirmation or corrections appreciated!
By: Peter Santerre
2009-09-02 01:46:51 EDT (-0400)

Learning as a I go :)

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