Observation 85474: Corticiaceae sensu lato
When: 2012-01-01
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Thin white file noted at two locations today both on tulip poplar; here is the close up of one. Dead or dormant fungi are visible on the end cuts of both logs. While this may be a simple Corticiaceae /membrane fungi, perhaps it is the hyphae of something much more ‘macro’. It is interesting to me that it seems very distinctive and has probably bloomed in the cool weather of winter when freezing temperatures have been occurred many times.

Gerhard – Any ideas?

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Agreed
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-01-01 16:38:58 CST (-0600)

Thanks for your insight

The white one that overgrows the log
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-01-01 16:12:39 CST (-0600)

is a Corticiaceae but you cannot tell without microscope. But there is another stereoid crust fungus on the photo before the last one. And on the last pic there is some poroid shelf fungus.

Gerhard
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-01-01 16:07:44 CST (-0600)

Any idea on this one?

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