Observation 331303: Amylocystis lapponicus (Rom.) Singer

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Collector’s_Name: Regina Johnson
Substrate: Conifer log
Habitat: Dry fir/pine forest
Host: Conifer
Other: On cut end of very large conifer log, probably Douglas-fir. Dry fir-pine-hemlock forest. Growing in clusters, vertically elongated, caps bald, pores angular/elongated, irregular. Clusters have stem-like structures but the single conks have no stems.

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A small single one.

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Can’t say it isn’t
By: Regina Johnson (Salal)
2018-09-15 20:24:43 PDT (-0700)

Can’t say it isn’t Amylocystis but it’s way below snow level for the area, at about 500 ft where snow level is more typically 3000 ft; and no spruce of any kind anywhere around. Dry Douglas-fir/shore pine forest. The log it was on is most likely Douglas-fir though it might also be western hemlock. Whatever it is it’s full of bugs.

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