Observation 87928: Ganoderma P. Karst.
When: 2012-02-03
Who: ndoll
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Ganoderma sp. cf. zonatum Murrill

Specimen has blackish colored cap surface; and thin, orange-buff colored band along margin of pore surface. The collector had never observed Ganoderma zonatum with black-colored laccate pileal surface. My opinion is, this collection does not exactly match G. zonatum but is related to it. Should be compared to G. orbiforme (=G. boninense), and G. miniatocinctum.

Literature reviewed in trying to identifying this collection:

1985. Ho, Y.W., A. Nawawi. Ganoderma boninense Pat. from Basal Stem Rot of Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) in Peninsular Malaysia. Pertanika. Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 425-428.

1986. Gilbertson, R.L., and L. Ryvarden. North American Polypores. Vol. 1., pp. 287-306.

1989. Ji-Ding, Z. The Ganodermataceae in China. 176 pp.

2000. Ryvarden, L. Studies in neotropical polypores 2: a preliminary key to neotropical species of Ganoderma with a laccate pileus. Mycologia. Vol. 92(1), pp. 180-191.

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