Observation 96597: Panus conchatus (Bull.) Fr.

When: 2012-05-31

Collection location: Eagle Point, Jackson Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

42.4658° -122.8088° 386m

Who: Ernie Larum (fish4fungi)

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substrate-growing on dead root of maple tree cut down 2 years ago. Tree stump ground leaving almost no visible presence. Other trees pine nearby but clearly growing on maple root. Cap-largest example 5cm x 3cm tall, inrolled becoming deeply depressed. Margin smooth with stricking lavender cast when young. Color of cap tannish white turning more coffee color in age. Cap not seperable from stipe. Gills- decurrent running well down entire stipe, somewhat crowded some forking, very thin <.25 cm deep, not staining or easily pushed off cap. Context- solid, white much like fresh Calvatia sculpta. Cap and stipe same. Context changing to pale yellow after + 48 HRS ordor pleasant. Spore print- Lt. olive gray (Ridgeway color) No micro detail available by me. Stipe- base strikingly lavender when fresh fading somewhat in age. Grows from whitish mass fused together at point of attachment to substrate ie buried root of dead maple. Grows in clusters or single which can be broken off with effort.

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