Observation 54251: Hexagonia hydnoides (Sw.) M. Fidalgo
When: 2009-01-15
(-14.442222° -67.528333° )
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Old, dry and solitary, but striking nonetheless. Found on a wooden fence post.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from el Herbario Nacional de Bolivia

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Recognized by sight: often mistaken for H. hydnoides. T. perrottetii has a more irregular pore surface and, when sufficiently fresh, varying amounts of that characteristically Trichaptum purple coloration.
Used references: Mata, Milago, et al. Hongos de Costa Rica Vol. 2 Macrofungi. Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica : Intituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, 1999. 1st ed.

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