Observation 29921: Fomitopsis pinicola (Sw.) P. Karst.
When: 2009-09-19
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A lovely conk, this Red Belt was seen near Yellowstone National Park. Its creamy white spore producing
surface and rusty zonation on the pileus are a dead giveaway of F. pinicola, and its other features key out in Mushrooms Demystified.

Also included is a microscopic section of the tubes showing basidia and long, intertwining cystidia extending within the tube interior.

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