Observation 45694: Tinctoporellus epimiltius (Berk. & Broome) Ryvarden
When: 2010-01-22
Herbarium specimen reported


Substrate: wood (unk. taxon)
Smell: nondescript
Spore Color: unk., dextrinoid in KOH

The beetle (Colioptera sp.) seen in the second picture was found in abundance throughout the specimen, though whether it utilized the fungus for food or dwelling (or both) was unclear.

Collected for Milton Narváez and BioMindo in Bosque Experimental Nambillo.

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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