Observation 62962: Polyporales sensu lato
When: 2011-01-31
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on the outskirts of a pile of pine debris and dirt. Pines and hawthorn.

Large cap surface, dinner plate sized. Velvet texture. Changing from dark brown at margin to a lighter brown towards disc. Margin slightly ruffled.
Context creamy, firm, rubbery. Not changing when injured.

Pore surface creamy buff, showing spots of bright yellow and orange. Pores wide and not uniform, running down the stem.

Stem off-center. Colored slightly darker than the pore surface. Solid, firm, difficult to cut. No color change. Stems joining towards the base.

It smelled like rotting mushroom, slightly fishy.

The only thing that came to mind was Jahnoporus, but I know that can’t be right.

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Proposed Names

-84% (1)
Recognized by sight: Single stem branching into several caps, velvety, associated with pine,concentric zone and fanning cap, pore surface ‘breaking up to show teeth’.
Used references: Matchmaker software
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