Observation 76212: Bondarzewia mesenterica (Schaeff.) Kreisel
When: 2011-09-08
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Growing near a well-rotted Pinus lambertiana stump, in a dense stand of young Abies concolor and Calocedrus decurrens (very shady, southeast-facing slope). Compound fruiting body is ~20 × 35 cm across, and the caps are very convoluted, with pockets of pores interspersed with the sterile cap tissue. The caps are velvety and mostly pale orange-brown.

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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified, 2nd ed. p.565 as B. montana
indexfungorum.org for current name
Based on microscopic features: Spores with amyloid spines/warts

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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