Observation 45905: Cryptoporus volvatus (Peck) Shear
When: 2010-05-24
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes:

[admin – Tue Aug 17 14:06:43 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Big Oak Flat Road, first pullout on right past Yosemite NP entrance.’ to ‘First pullout on right past park entrance, Big Oak Flat Rd., Yosemite National Park, California, USA

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no beetles in this one…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-05-26 19:41:01 PDT (-0700)

but there was a former resident here: http://mushroomobserver.org/44758?q=dMG

Yep
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-05-26 16:15:01 PDT (-0700)

that’s what they look like. Thanks for slicing one and showing the inside. Did you find any bark beetles inside? They like to use C. volvatus for wintering over, then deposit the spores along with their eggs in nearby trees in spring. I usually find them on either D. fir or Lodgepole pine.

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