Observation 84957: Favolaschia (Pat.) Pat.
When: 2011-12-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Very small orange fungi on dead wood. Large alveolas on the underside rather than gills or pores.

Seen in 2 places on the trail to Waipo’o Falls in Waimea canyon – one almost at the falls, one 0.25 miles before the falls. Did not realize this was an invasive species.

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Used references: Bernicchia,A.,Polyporaceae s.l. Edizioni Candusso (2005), p211
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Can’t be sure it’s ‘Calocera’…
By: Jean-Louis Excoffier (jle152)
2012-01-04 10:48:18 PST (-0800)

From Dennis Desjardin:

‘Without microscopic analyses it is impossible to confirm your identification. There are half a dozen orange laterally stipitate Favolaschia species in the tropics, including F. calocera, F. thwaitesii, F. cinnabarina, F. gaillardii, F. selloana, F. dybowskyana and F. zenkeriana. Your photos could represent any of these species.’

wow
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-12-20 07:41:15 PST (-0800)

neat!

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