Observation 49750: Perenniporia medulla-panis (Jacq.) Donk
When: 2010-08-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Just going by the soft rot and large area attributes. Saw several web pictures that looked alike, but going out on a limb here. Found this on a conifer, not sure what kind.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:53 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Dessert Island Maine’ to ‘Dessert Island, Maine, USA

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By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2010-08-07 15:17:22 COT (-0500)

Very nice ID! To be certain, a few seconds observing it in Melzer’s reagent would show you whether or not the spores (and sometimes skeletal hyphae) are dextrinoid (red). Then it would be Perenniporia for sure.

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