Observation 25531: Trametes velutina (Pers.) G. Cunn.

When: 2009-09-21

Collection location: Robertsville State Park, Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)

No specimen available

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Underside darker than top of cap.
Upper surface of cap.

Proposed Names

-86% (1)
Recognized by sight: No idea on this one. The cap is the LIGHTER side, darker side has extremely fine pores, surface changes brightness kind of like a cat’s eye (stone). Texture is velvety.
38% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Have been looking for the Velvet Trametes for some time, but haven’t found it in my area yet. Your collection appears to be a good match for this: cap strongly velvety (hence velutina); cap zoned.
-12% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Velvety polypore
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2009-09-21 22:01:00 CDT (-0400)

Thanks for the ID, Tuberale. I’ll go with that one for now …

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