Observation 65725: Polyporus P. Micheli ex Adans.
When: 2011-02-09
Collection location: Costa Rica [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This is a multi staged leathery fungus.
They are very tough.
I did not find any fresh ones.
I’m sorry I did not bring these back.

Proposed Names

-22% (3)
Recognized by sight
2% (2)
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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Phalluscybe (phonehenge)
2011-04-20 13:16:43 AEST (+1000)

Yes, they are similar, except these had that Dr. Suess appearance of multi level caps or joints.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-19 05:50:31 AEST (+1000)

convincingly similar to these:


though yours is pretty far gone.

as a side note, use only Latin names for name proposals. if you’ve got a polypore but not something specifically within the Polyporus genus or Polyporaceae family, Agaricomycetes is a safe bet.

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