Observation 45672: Polyporales sensu lato
When: 2010-01-08
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: CLASS B

Specimen collected on a residential property immediately adjacent to the first crude pump established in February of 1967. Despite claims of remediation by the offending companies and $200 in out-of-court compensation, the soil and water are still demonstrably rich with petroleum. This specimen’s substrate 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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Adjacent well, first established in 1967.
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Example of post-“remediation” soil taken from a 1ft depth on the residential property, still thick with crude oil.
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Myceliated soil and substrate taken from one of two piles used in an anecdotal experiment begun 1.5 years prior, each containing a mixture of petroleum taken from the immediate surroundings, sawdust and woodchips. This chunk, taken from the pile inoculated with Pleurotus spawn, contained no immedi...

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