Observation 61778: Phellinus everhartii (Ellis & Galloway) A. Ames
When: 2010-09-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Dont Know What this is…It was growing on a dead White Oak about head high.Its very hard and heavy like wood.I looked further from your suggestion and it looks like Phellnus everhartii that grows on Oak.

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Recognized by sight: I’m not an expert but by the rusty red pore surface and the host, I would say this is a Phellinus sp. I would bet that the pores are were smallish and round to slightly angular? You don’t have the specimen?

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spores are brownish
By: Milo (Mycophiliac)
2011-01-05 12:51:26 CST (-0500)

- I have found this same fungus in upstate New York and successfully keyed it using the Audubon book. Sadly I do not have the book with me and do not recall the exact name.

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By: Charles Seltenright Sr (Shroomin Yooper)
2011-01-05 12:38:17 CST (-0500)

Unfortunatel I tossed it when we moved and wish I hadnt.They were very small red pores but I never checked the spores.

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