Observation 26577: Oxyporus populinus (Schumach.) Donk
When: 2009-10-12
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found growing on a dead maple is one is very large weighing in at 7 lbs The fruiting body is some what soft and moss and algae ore cover the top. I Wonder if there is some sort of a symbiotic relationship going on there, spore print is white. The name Oxporus populinus is a misnomer this grows on maple not poplars. Apparently was once called Fomes connatus

[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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Recognized by sight: growing on Maple
Used references: Field Guide to North America Mushrooms Adabons field guides page 473

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