Observation 63855: Peniophora albobadia (Schwein.) Boidin
When: 2011-02-11
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: I have collected this before, but not sure if it ever got named here…on oak branchlet.

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-29% (1)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: Looks velutinous with a raggedy white margin.
61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Paul Sadowski sez Gary Lincoff found this fungus in Central Park and IDed it thru Genbank. I am awaiting photo confirmation, tho.

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sorry Paul…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-02-25 16:26:27 PST (-0800)

I have genetics on the brain. painful condition. my eye hurts too, for some reason…;)

BTW gang, Gary/Paul’s photo was indeed a deadringer for this obsie. Barring a better suggestion, I’m going with Peniophora albobadia.

MycoBank not GenBank
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2011-02-25 13:44:52 PST (-0800)

I referred to the description in MycoBank that matched the field characters. THere was no molecular work done on Gary’s specimen.

I don’t think so Doug…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-02-24 12:15:59 PST (-0800)

this crust is really thin, plus if you enlarge it you can see that it has ragged edges. I’ll hang onto the stick tho and see what it might grow up to be.

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