Observation 73002: Phaeolus schweinitzii (Fr.) Pat.
When: 2011-07-31
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A young polypore, rather soft, growing where a branch was cut off a Douglas fir. Perhaps someone will recognize it at this stage.

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Thanks, Tim
By: Sava Krstic (sava)
2011-08-01 20:19:20 PDT (-0700)

I read the description of Ph. schweinitzii and looked at some pictures of young speciments of it on MO, and I believe your ID is correct. Fine hairs, brown bruising where touched, soft and zoned flesh,… I’ve seen this fungus several times last year, but never at this stage.

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