Observation 98555: Fulvifomes johnsonianus (Murrill) Y.C. Dai
When: 2012-06-23
(41.8193° -88.044° )
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: First record of this uncommon perennial bracket for the Chicago Region. Fruitbody was effused-reflexed for many feet under a large decorticated log (ash, oak, or maple). Free edges showed seven layers; context layering was indistinct. Found by mushroom class members during a walk.

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Used references: Gilbertson & Ryvarden 1987. North American Polypores
Based on microscopic features: Basidiospores 3.4-4.0 × 2.8-3.0 microns, ovoid, yellow in KOH, negative in Melzers. Hymenial setae (12) 17-28 (33) x 5-7 (8) microns.

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