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When: 2012-08-06

Collection location: Beaver Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Bob Zuberbuhler (Bob Z)

No specimen available

Cluster of overlapping stalkless, varnished shelves found on the ground at the base of an oak tree. Last year’s cluster of blackened shelves nearby.

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53% (1)
Recognized by sight: Ganoderma resinaceum tends to grow along the ground in globular clusters like that. This seems to be due to a reduced ability to form stems in nature.
79% (1)
Recognized by sight: North American Ganoderma resinaceum forms a separate species from the European variety.
84% (1)
Recognized by sight

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