Observation 5794: Hexagonia hydnoides (Sw.) M. Fidalgo
When: 2007-12-26
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

On tamarind stump. That same hairy-bristly shelf that’s everywhere.

Sorry, I see that “polypores” are actually strewn over multiple orders, I’ll leave it as “fungi” until I have a clue.

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Possibly Hexagonia hydnoides
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2007-12-30 21:05:47 CST (-0600)
In Mushrooms of the Southeastern US by Bessette etal there’s a hairy, blackish polypore called Hexagonia hydnoides aka Polyporus hydnoides that looks similar to yours.

Created: 2007-12-30 12:48:11 CST (-0600)
Last modified: 2007-12-31 11:34:47 CST (-0600)
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