Observation 45559: Polyporus radicatus Schwein.
When: 2010-05-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Given that specimen has “roots”, spore surface is tightly attached and that it was found alone and near decaying woods, it suggests that this speciment is a Polyporus radicatus (Schwein.) Fr. The important things for identification here are the combination of a ground growing polypore with dark, convoluted pseudorhiza and thin tightly attached tubes.

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[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:49 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton, Maryland’ to ‘Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton, Maryland, USA

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Used references: Roody, WC. Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians (2003).

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