Observation 93852: Polyporus radicatus Schwein.

When: 2012-05-04

Collection location: Kahite Trail, Vonore, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

35.0° 84.0°

Who: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)

No specimen available

Habitat: On soil at the edge of the trail in mixed hardwood forest (oaks, poplar, hickory)
Spore Print: WHITE
Texture: It crumbled like soft cornbread when I picked it up, it was very light weight and airy feeling given its large size (14-15 cm).
Notes: Very well decayed specimen, full of holes and bugs and tunnels and smelled like a wet dog. The cap surface had an odd texture as well, sort of soft like felt, but I didnt see any hairs. Very large spores and large 2-sterigmate basidia.

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P. radicatus looks good
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-05-05 03:22:15 CEST (+0200)
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-05-05 02:35:53 CEST (+0200)

Are those soft and super spongey and crumbly? I did not think Polyporus only because texture didn’t seam right, but I will look and see if the spores match?

one of the black foot polypores
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-05-05 02:29:56 CEST (+0200)

Created: 2012-05-05 00:34:17 CEST (+0200)
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