Observation 52558: Albatrellus ovinus (Fr.) Kotl. & Pouz.
When: 2010-09-11
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On ground in a conifer forest. The shape of this—-what looked to me like an Albatrellus at first—-is an awful mess. Arora’s key in MD led me to Abortiporus biennis. I would appreciate if someone could confirm or correct. At many places, the pores almost become gills.

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Pores like gills
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2010-09-13 01:33:59 COT (-0500)

Thanks, Darvin. I read about A. ovinus on M. Kuo’s site and the reaction with KOH: the flesh does turn yellow immediately. I’m still puzzled by the pores. Is this degeneration into a gill-like arrangement a common phenomenon?

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