Observation 93268: Diplomitoporus crustulinus
When: 2012-04-10
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Collected by Phil Yeager.

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27% (1)
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Thanks Paul and Irene
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-04-26 08:27:40 PDT (-0700)

for spending time trying to get a handle on this one. At least we now have a few ideas to consider.

Two different species
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-04-26 03:30:42 PDT (-0700)

on this piece of wood.
My guesses are that the spiny one is a Trichaptum, the pale and poroid one probably Antrodiella parasitica, growing as a parasite on Trichaptum and spreading on adjacent wood.
Other Antrodiella species are possible too, it’s a difficult genus.

After a second thought, I withdraw that suggestion, it doesn’t have to be connected with the Trichaptum, and the Antrodiella should be a rather tough species, not cracking like this.
Microscopy is a good idea..

Oops
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2012-04-25 20:49:46 PDT (-0700)

meant Schizopora.

Oops
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2012-04-25 20:49:45 PDT (-0700)

meant Schizopora.

Paul, I see what mean about the poroid appearance.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2012-04-25 17:52:22 PDT (-0700)

But I don’t understand the Schizophyllum suggestion. The only Schizophyllum that I know is S. commune, and none of the manuals mention any other species in this genus.

Looks kinda poroid
By: Paul Sadowski (pabloski)
2012-04-25 16:41:40 PDT (-0700)

for a Corticium. I would be inclined more toward Schizophyllum.

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