Observation 7703: Fomitopsis pinicola (Sw.) P. Karst.

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-55% (5)
Recognized by sight
59% (4)
Recognized by sight: Seems like the most viable candidate for this one.

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By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2017-04-13 17:36:08 CDT (-0400)

This is fomitopsis pini-canadensis for sure. Sometimes the colors do not appear. Was it found in high elevation and away from good sunlight? I had a specimin i looked at that had the same features. It turned out to be that. Im 100% certain that is ehat you have.

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-06-06 20:15:19 CDT (-0400)

Pycnoporellus & Spongipellis are soft, like almost all of the monomitic polypores. The photo looks like a perennial conk that has turned upside down and is trying to lay down a fresh layer of tubes.

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2008-06-06 18:45:23 CDT (-0400)

The texture was hard.

Hard? Soft? Teeth?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-06-06 18:26:43 CDT (-0400)

I’d stick with Unknown, myself.

very young polypore
By: Tom Volk (TomVolk)
2008-06-06 13:53:33 CDT (-0400)

Alan, You’re on your own on this one. My best guess would be Fomitopsis pinicola.

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-06-06 11:32:01 CDT (-0400)

Was this hard like a Ganoderma or soft like marshmallows?

Created: 2008-06-05 15:37:36 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2017-04-13 17:36:09 CDT (-0400)
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