Observation 5797: Phellinus Quél.

When: 2007-12-29

Collection location: Buttonwood, south Key Largo, Monroe Co., Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

avg-sized shelf mushroom at base of red ironwood (Reynosia septentrionalis)
ST: none
CAP: 100mm wide, hoof, rich cinnamon brown velvet at growing margin, black concentric ridges and corky inside
FLESH: rich cinnamon brown, dry, corky, v tough, perennial
PORE: cinnamon brown, 6-7 per mm

Looks exactly like the P. rimosus that grows abundantly on dead locust up in North Carolina, but this one is growing on a live red ironwood (family Rhamnaceae), not a dead legume.

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By: GP Van Eron (reishiTea)
2017-01-14 15:12:59 EST (-0500)

sure looks like Fulvifomes robiniae , or as you mentioned rimosus. Maybe this falls in the category of p. detonsus?
Given region and tree type.

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