Observation 25357: Laetiporus huroniensis Burdsall & Banik
When: 2008-07-15
Who: Jonathan M
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on a conifere from eastern canada.

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By: Jonathan M
2009-09-18 22:54:08 EDT (-0400)

That the max I can do it my gallery on flickr and the conversation with this specimen…

http://www.flickr.com/photos/31366379@N05/2973091618/

Thanks
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2009-09-18 22:08:39 EDT (-0400)

hi Jonathan. It’s a great find. I will let the people working on it that this species is likely found in Ontario as well. Do you by chance have a higher resolution or larger picture? We actually don’t have a very good photo of this species fresh. thanks. —-tom

First thing…
By: Jonathan M
2009-09-18 21:46:56 EDT (-0400)

It was 1 year ago before I was intersted im mycology actually it that mushroom that made the interest,We was thinking that was a rare specie but when I find L sulfureus I realise that he grow on oak that was a new forest of conifer for sure.. it was later that I realise the rarity of this thing (another note it have be found in a provincial park so we can’t pick mushroom and plant..)

interesting.
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2009-09-18 20:27:00 EDT (-0400)

Hey Jonathan. This is an interesting find. So far as we know, L. huroniensis is most commonly found on large diameter hemlock ( Tsuga canadensis). Any idea if this was a hemlock? we would be very interested in a piece of a specimen to culture if we could get it across the border. Did you eat it? You might be one of the few people to have knowingly eaten this species.

Reference is Harvard Papers in Botany, Vol. 6, NO. 1, 2001, pp. 43-55. Available online at http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/pdf2001/burds01a.pdf

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