Observation 76182: Phellinus gilvus (Schwein.) Pat.

When: 2011-09-07

Collection location: Palisades-Kepler State Park, Putnam Township, Iowa, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Soft(pliable) shelves fruiting from decomposed hardwood- mostly on forest floor.
Pores very small on underside- dark chocolate brown pore surface(similar to top of cap).

Temp: low 80’s, sunny.



Proposed Names

64% (2)
Recognized by sight
73% (3)
Recognized by sight: Yellow margin. Old specimens. Drop some KOH on and see if it goes black.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Wish I could do the KOH-
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2011-09-12 23:47:44 CDT (-0400)

But these were observed while on vacation to family in Iowa- bit of a long commute from Olympia, WA…

Next time I’ll be sure to collect one and bring it back with me :)

Thanks for all the help today Damon- always appreciate your help!

By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-09-12 17:37:07 CDT (-0400)

Hap is a little thicker, and wouldnt have that yellow rim.

Strikes me
By: else
2011-09-12 16:41:44 CDT (-0400)

as Daedaleopsis confragosa, but i come back from further east…

Strikes me
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-09-12 16:34:05 CDT (-0400)

as a Hapalopilus, but I’ll let the Easterners who actually know polypores to hash it out…

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