Observation 98010: Albatrellus confluens (Alb. & Schwein.) Kotl. & Pouzar
When: 2012-06-22
(35.6695° -84.2385° 259m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Another micro-pored pallid stipitate polypore, maybe the same as from this observation: http://mushroomobserver.org/97732 fruitbody was aged and dry and may be Loweomyces-like, however it was found in a conifer forest growing with needles, pine cones, and conifer twigs rather than on hardwood branches. Spore morphology similar with respect to size (4.5-6 × 4-5 µm), shape (smooth, subglobose), and amyloidicity (inamyloid).

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Spore size and morphology
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-08-31 20:33:49 EDT (-0400)

are consistent. Its not unreasonable that these were appearing saprotrophic. Kuo describes A. confluens as developing reddish colors when dried, these were dry when I found them and have maintained their clean white color.

i stand behind my proposal.
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-08-31 20:24:32 EDT (-0400)
On fallen pine branch
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-08-31 20:22:18 EDT (-0400)

and had grown around needles

on wood??
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-08-31 19:50:45 EDT (-0400)
Albatrellus
By: Christine Braaten (wintersbefore)
2012-08-31 17:22:21 EDT (-0400)

Are mycorrhizal associates, these were not found in soil.

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