Observation 88542: Hypocrea pallida (Ellis & Everh.) Jaklitsch, K. Põldmaa & Samuels
When: 2011-10-05
No herbarium specimen

Notes: On deciduous wood. About 7 centimeters wide. Fairly soft.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Ham, I see it like this about 5 times a year. Previously I thought it was a hypomyces, but now I dont think so. Noah would know best.

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Thanks John
By: Hamilton (ham)
2012-03-05 12:57:54 CST (-0500)
good call…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-03-04 20:22:55 CST (-0500)


By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-03-04 19:35:40 CST (-0500)

did it smell sweet?

Odor was pleasant-
By: Hamilton (ham)
2012-03-04 19:05:35 CST (-0500)

from what i recall. Didn’t smell bad or anything. This year I’ll have some KOH with me if i see something like this again.

By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-04 18:41:39 CST (-0500)

to the finder: did you notice any particular smell?

I guess
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-03-04 17:54:30 CST (-0500)

Tyromyces fits pretty well for genus. Or the related genera Aurantioporus and Frantisekia.

At first glance-
By: Hamilton (ham)
2012-03-04 17:44:10 CST (-0500)

I thought it was a tiny Laetiporus, but it had a softer texture and the pore mouths are larger. I’ve seen this in a link somewhere or maybe it was on here? but I can’t remember exactly.

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