Observation 8697: Ganoderma meredithiae Adask. & Gilb.
When: 2008-08-06
Collection location: Georgia, USA [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

-7% (4)
Recognized by sight
72% (2)
Recognized by sight: Ganoderma growing on pine in Southeast US. Morphology is similar to that of G.curtisii, yet is growing on pine, this fits the description given to Ganoderma meredithiae.
Used references: Ganoderma meredithiae, a new species on pine in the southeastern United States.(1988)

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By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-08-07 01:31:07 CDT (-0400)

According to Gilbertson, Ganoderma lucidum fruits ONLY on angiosperms (maple, oak, ect.), never on conifers. Could these conks be G. tsugae?

By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2008-08-06 23:54:31 CDT (-0400)

All of these were fruiting from pine trees.

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