Observation 33933: Polyporus gayanus Lév.
When: 2010-02-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: found growing on dead california live oak log. Heavy dense firm. no stalk. resembles large oyster mushroom except for having tubes instead of gills

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By: travasskavich (dadvis)
2010-02-22 22:49:53 CST (-0500)

this species is very dense and heavy has no stalk and is attached to oak. Good guess it does look similar. I took it to the San Diego Mycoliogical Society Fungis Fair with me yesterday and Elio Schaechter suggested it was a polyporus but I have not been able to find one that is a match

It really looks like
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-02-22 21:19:55 CST (-0500)

a very rain-beaten Albatrellus pescaprae, but that is terrestrial.
Was this unambiguously attached to wood, or was it just really close?

How about Albatrellus?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-02-22 20:26:47 CST (-0500)

Just a suggestion if you’re looking for something that this might be. I have no experience with Live oak at all.

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