Pileus reniform, corky, rigid, convex above, plane below, 10 X 17 X 5 cm.; surface glabrous, thinly encrusted, smooth, laccate, very lustrous, bay to black, with a deep groove near the margin, which is cream-colored, rounded, smooth, entire, finely tomentose; context punky, white to slightly discolored, homogeneous, with white lines of mycelium near the stipe, 2-3.5 cm. thick; tubes annual, 1 cm. long, avellaneous within, mouths circular to angular, 3 to a mm., edges thin, entire, white to avellaneous; stipe lateral, very thick, short, subcylindric, 2-4 cm. long, 3-6 cm. thick, expanding into the pileus, which it resembles in color, surface, and context.
Type collected near Seaside, Oregon, on an old log of Picea sitchensis, during the summer of 1905, by an unknown collector.
The holotype is probably BPI 236616.
These notes come from Ganoderma sequoiae Murrill when it was merged with this name:Collected by : Eastwood
Collectors number : 40
Collection date : dec 1902
Country (state) :
Location details : at Sequoia cañon
Substrate details : redwood trunk
Status : Type