Observation 26575: Trametes pubescens (Schumach.) Pilát
When: 2009-10-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: There is a story that goes a long with this. I was walking along, just doing my mushroom hunting thing, and suddenly I herd a very loud cracking sound. I turned to noticed this very long branch falling down that was covered in this little polypore. These guys obviously wanted to get noticed. They covered the whole tree from top to bottom. The area consisted a pines and hardwoods in a cleared area There seemed to be a lot of both hard woods and conifers that dead in the area. The fungi are soft spongy and contain a lot of water. They stain brown upon handling or bruise brown. Spore print is white.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:03 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Camp Creek Wildlife Managment Area and State Forest Mercer Co. West Virginia’ to ‘Camp Creek Wildlife Management Area and State Forest, Mercer Co., West Virginia, USA

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7% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: found growing on wood hard to tell what kind but most likely a Conifer of some sort.
Based on microscopic features: Spore print white

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There soft like Cheese
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2009-10-12 20:05:59 PDT (-0700)

These are very soft like Cheese. If you squeeze them they drip water that has a taste that is hard to describe like banana peels leaves your mouth feeling funny. They also bruise brown

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