Observation 5077: Trametes gibbosa (Pers.) Fr.
When: 2007-11-19
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: big shelf fungus on dead standing bell tree (Halesia carolina)
ST: none
CAP: hoof-like, creamy white, bumpy, rel flat on top, semicirc outline, rounded marg, faintly tomentose, faintly zoned
FLESH: thick, tough, whitish
PORE: maze-like, whitish, ~2 per mm
SPORE: print whitish to faintly yellowish
This species is just described as “similar [to D. confragrosa] with a whiter cap” in Demystified. I wouldn’t stake the house on it!

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This photo taken from a specimen in Whitemarsh, VA.
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This photo taken from a specimen in Whitemarsh, VA. Sorry the white-balance is so far off. Forgot to change the setting.

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Created: 2007-11-21 11:44:05 EST (-0500)
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