Observation 30261: Polyporus badius (Pers.) Schwein.
When: 2009-12-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Was spongy, sort of woody and tough, even though it looked like a flesh mushroom from a distance. I couldn’t find anything like it in the books.

I tried to take a spore print but it didn’t seem to drop any. It may have some white residue on the pores, as you can see in the picture, indicating a white spore print. Hard to say.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:22 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘St. Louis County, MO’ to ‘Saint Louis Co., Missouri, USA

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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Dark center, small pores, rather thin and folded cap margin points towards Polyporus badius

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