Observation 45663: Coriolopsis polyzona (Pers.) Ryvarden

When: 2010-01-06

Collection location: Lago Agrio, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available


Specimen growing from a fallen tree trunk situated roughly 60 ft. above an unlined oil pit measuring approximately 75×50 yards. The substrate itself showed no discernible signs of contamination.

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from la Universidad Central del Ecuador Fungorium.

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Used references: Paul Gamboa of la Universidad Central del Ecuador

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-06-06 16:22:31 PDT (-0700)

are common in the macrofungi world. There is a lot of anecdotal information on immune system enhancing fungi. Unfortunately not much good science.

Funalia polyzona
By: amanita (Saddie)
2014-06-06 16:15:19 PDT (-0700)

I believe I have found this species in Upstate NY.
Can this be possible. The ones I have found have teeth.
I cannot view the underside of this but the top appears IDENTICAL to what I have found last fall (2013)
if these have any medicinal value would someone be KIND enough to email me please? I have a very good friend whom has Bladder Cancer & we are exploring the possible links to a strong immune system through ingestion of Fungi.
She is already taking Chaga but in capsule formula.
Any responses will be TRULY appreciated.
Thank you. Regena regenadau@gmail.com

Created: 2010-05-19 20:45:37 PDT (-0700)
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