Observation 25524: Ganoderma applanatum (Pers.) Pat.

When: 2009-09-19

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

Growing on a standing dead pine. The annual layers are delaminating.

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Pores, conk-like appearance. Might be Ganoderma as suggested by Tom Volk already, or photo 57498 looks like a very old Fomitopsis pinicola.
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Recognized by sight: for polypores of an unknown familial affinity, this name encompasses everything colloquially referred to as a polypore.
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2009-09-20 11:27:10 PDT (-0700)

cool pictures Darvin. I have never seen the annual layers separate like that in any polypore.

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