Observation 75844: Piptoporus betulinus (Bull.) P. Karst.
When: 2011-09-08
(45.802829° -77.139914° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: These look like Piptoporus betulinus — white with brownish flaky stuff on top, very small pores, a rounded white raised (lowered?) rim around the pore surface, and erupting from birch with a stubby stipe forcing the bark aside.

Except that they’re freaking huge, up to 10cm wide, not the 2-3 more typical in my experience of P. betulinus.

Found on a fallen Betula papyrifera branch in Zone 48.

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Created: 2011-09-08 20:51:23 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2011-09-08 20:54:56 PDT (-0700)
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