Observation 10533: Ganoderma P. Karst.

When: 2008-05-11

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

Unidentified, but fairly large and showy, polypore. No real close matches in my field guide.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: for polypores of an unknown familial affinity, this name encompasses everything colloquially referred to as a polypore.
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Recognized by sight: Suggested by Daniel Wheeler.

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Could be young Ganoderma curtsii
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-09-06 23:11:56 PDT (-0700)

Pretty young yet, with the white area near the edge. Still appears to be expanding rapidly. May not display mature colors yet. Could be Ganoderma curtsii or similar Ganoderma species, but probably not G. tsugae or G. lucidum.

Created: 2008-09-06 10:43:37 PDT (-0700)
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