Observation 62654: Trametes cubensis (Mont.) Sacc.

When: 2011-01-19

Collection location: Las Casas de la Selva, Patillas, Puerto Rico, USA [Click for map]

Who: patty (patty)

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not necessarily
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-01-21 20:22:02 CST (-0600)

It depends on the species.

H. vesparia, sometimes refered to as honeycomb fungus, has pores up to 3mm wide, whereas H. hydnoides has approximately 4 per mm. I was going on shape mostly. Of course, I’m not one to match wits with anyone on woody polypores, at least not beyond the bare basics.

By: patty (patty)
2011-01-21 19:44:05 CST (-0600)

Do Hexagonias usually have much larger pores?

I didn’t make a collection or make any measurements, however there were probably about 2 pores/mm, and the entire fruiting body was maybe 20-25 cm.

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