Observation 8309: Laetiporus Murrill
When: 2008-05-04
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This fungi was in a very poorly lit area and I was forced to use flash to get the image.(hence the black b/ground.) I at the time did not get a shot of the underside, and I regret it now. I think it is a bracket fungi, but if anyone could put a name to it I dont think it would be challenged. The way the fungi is facing (towards the forest floor) is as it was found.

This second image was as I remember in the same locality. I am not sure if this is the same species, but the image is of better reslution and I believe a younger specimen of the original image uploaded.


Copyright © 2008 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia
Copyright © 2006 Ian Dodd Kundabung NSW Australia

Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: The first photo looks like a dead chicken mushroom. The size and crumbliness is also consistent with an aged Laetiporus. The second photo is probably something different.

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Image added

Douglas, you might like to check out this added image. I found it whilst archiving.

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Thanks for the reply. This Fungi was rather a large specimen, as big as your average mans hand. It was soft to touch and was very easily damaged. I presumed it was an aged specimen from my obs. Will have another look for it this season coming and also do count. Chow Ian

Could be too many things
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2008-10-02 12:02:46 CDT (-0400)

Need a shot of the fertile surface here, it can be too many things as it is.

By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-10-02 11:57:39 CDT (-0400)

The growth habit suggests Stereum to me, but would need to know size as well as have an underside photo. If sporocarps under 2inches in length, probably a Stereum.

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