Observation 71349: Perenniporia fraxinea (Bull.) Ryvarden
When: 2011-05-28
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight: John, how big was this? what was it growing on?
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By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-07-12 21:04:45 CDT (-0500)

In the words of JC mellencamp..hurt so good…

Based on your description
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-07-12 20:59:52 CDT (-0500)

(and it hurts me to say this) I have to agree with Damon

It was growing on an old wild
By: John Plischke (John Plischke)
2011-07-12 19:49:20 CDT (-0500)

It was growing on an old wild cherry tree. I was thinking it was possiably Bondarzewia berkeleyi but the top did look more orange than usual for the young ones but still my best guess. It was about 7 inches across. A few other club members thought it was just a young white pored laetiporous. It was very very hard and firm. I tasted it and not bitter but that did not help much since the young Bondarzewia are not bitter. So what left without going back, or using a scope. We I thought did it out and look for that sclerotium that Bondarzewia is supposed to have, but nothing. Did not supprise me though I tried digging up 5 or 6 of them before that I knew for shure because they come back in the same spot and never found one. Prehaps I did not dig deep enough just had a stick or prehaps it does not have one. Not shure but if it did it wood make a cool photo.

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