Observation 57450: Irpex lacteus (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2010-10-29
No herbarium specimen
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Notes:
A toothed crust found on an upright dead tree. The teeth were long, flat and jagged at the tip. I could find no pores anywhere. I think this may be Hydnochaete olivaceus but couldn’t see setae and don’t know whether this species ever has shelves. What are the roudish projections in a patch adjacent to teeth?

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most definitely
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-11-20 21:58:45 AEDT (+1100)

though the >3mm tooth length doesn’t seem enough to call this Spongipellis

Teeth were > 3mm.
By: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)
2012-11-18 05:10:41 AEDT (+1100)

Danny,
The “teeth” were more than 3mm long as I remember them. Do you think the teeth and the shelves were the same organism?

the roundish projections
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-11-17 18:03:52 AEDT (+1100)

look vaguely like the remnants of termites or some other wood burrowing insect. just how long were the teeth? more than 3mm?

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