Observation 82838: Oxyporus corticola (Fr.) Ryvarden
When: 2011-10-08
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Growing on Appalachian Trail on hardwood log about 2’ above ground. Note pink-orange spore piles and hexagonal pores.

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Enlarged to show growing edge at top of fruit body

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Irene
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-01-06 17:04:03 CST (-0500)

This fruiting looked like this earlier in the summer:

http://fotki.yandex.ru/users/tvs-svet/view/287203/?page=9

I will add the photos.

I have seen,
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-01-06 13:00:42 CST (-0500)

and it could be this is the same mysterious polypore.
It’s a case for microscoping.
Yes, I like crusts a lot. Once you have learned to determine them you love them. Some or almost everybody may say they are so difficult but in my opinion they are way more easy than all those LBM’s with warted brownish spores and smaller or bigger cystidia that all look the same or those polypores that usually also look the same in the prep. Altho there are crust fungi that are difficult to deal with too if they lack cystidia or other conspicuous elements and so on …

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