Observation 75663: Favolus brasiliensis (Fr.) Fr.

When: 2011-08-26

Collection location: Jacksonville Arboretum, Jacksonville, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Adam Arendell (julius)

No specimen available

Notes:
I originally thought this was a Crepidotus, but Creps have gills and brownish spore print.

Habitat:
Growing on a cut oak log with other polypores, NE Florida Hardwoods

Gills:
hexagonal shaped pores

Stem:
Lateral stem, 0.5 in

Cap:
White, thin, semi flexible but brittle cap

Spore print color:
White

Bruising:
no bruising

Other information:
growing with other polypores

Proposed Names

27% (1)
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified, pg.551
63% (5)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Tropical habtitat; on wood; caespitose habit; distinct stipe; radially elongated, acutely decurrent, angular pores; white spored.
84% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Native to tropical America. http://ppbio.inpa.gov.br/...

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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and species
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-09-09 10:44:06 +06 (+0600)

with Central and South American distributions often turn up in Florida as well.

Check this link out.
By: Adam Arendell (julius)
2011-09-08 20:01:31 +06 (+0600)

Polyporus tenuiculus is a naturally occurring species from Central and South America that is consumed by different ethnic groups in the region.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19212788

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