Observation 87837: Spongipellis unicolor (Schwein) Murrill

When: 2011-03-29

Collection location: Alamance Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: vjp

No specimen available

Water logged – felt like a sponge. Growing from northern sycamore

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Recognized by sight: hymenium looks dead on, though I’ve never found one that was “spongy.”

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Not a good match
By: Drew Parker (mycotrope)
2012-02-16 00:22:10 CST (-0500)

for P. betulinus. Cap surface is hard and smooth for P. betulinus, not tomentose like these. Pores are wrong too, not ragged like that and generally smaller. Also wrong host.

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