Observation 48389: Perenniporia fraxinea (Bull.) Ryvarden
When: 2010-07-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found at the base of a living oak, this looks like a continuation of a previous years growth. It was about 12 inches across, and the new vibrant yellow growth was soft.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:55 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘appleton wisconsin’ to ‘Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

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Recognized by sight: While definately a polypore, I’m marking this could be in hopes someone else actually recognizes it. The black earlier fruiting body should be a good indication of what this might be, as well as the growth on a living oak. BTW, do you know what kind of oak?
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It looks like
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-03-05 19:10:54 PST (-0800)

it is recolonizing it’s own dead husk of a fruit body. Is it drawing sustainence from the wood and using the old shelves (genetic memory) for fruiting only?

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2010-07-11 19:46:31 PDT (-0700)

Not sure what kind of oak. Thanks for the help however. Sorry i did not get a close-up of the pores.

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