Observation 59002: Albatrellus cristatus (Schaeff.) Kotl. & Pouzar
When: 2010-09-12
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I thought Hydnellum caeruleum but looks more smooth than spiney. Any help appreciated.

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
53% (3)
Recognized by sight
61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Miller and Miller, 2006; MushroomExpert.com,Kuo; MushroomObserver.com

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By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2010-11-16 20:48:32 MST (-0700)

Favors the Albatrellus family, somewhat like A. cristatus, but doesn’t seem solid. Mark

Looks like a probable Polyporus.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-11-16 19:50:50 MST (-0700)

Has a very thick stipe, which gives me pause. Haven’t pulled out Arora yet.

By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2010-11-16 18:33:06 MST (-0700)

Thanks Daniel. Any thoughts on a more specific polypore group and specie? Mark

By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-11-16 10:56:43 MST (-0700)

with small tubes on hymenium.

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