Observation 53281: Inonotus rheades (Pers.) Bondartsev & Singer
When: 2010-09-19
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Found this on a foray ID table, don’t know what substrate it was collected from and couldn’t find the collector.
From the wood still attached to the specimen it seems to have been producing a white rot.

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longitudinal section of basidiocarp showing (right to left)tube layer, context and pileus.
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sclerid or binding hyphae? from granular textured context above the tube layer
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spores in melzers

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Used references: Gilbertson and Ryvarden N.A. Polypores, Bessette Mush. N.E.N.Am., Fungi of Switzerland vol. 2
Based on microscopic features: No setae in pileus or hymenium, basidia seem to match pic in N.A.Polypores, spore size (5.3 × 3.8) and shape fit precisely,
Based on chemical features: KOH black on all surfaces, spores neg. in melzers, brown in KOH

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