When: 2012-09-28

Collection location: Marquette Park, Gary, Indiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamid (Hkhan)

No specimen available

ID # HK 28

Macroscopic Characteristics
Fruiting Body: Adnate, Sessile to effused-reflexed; semi-circular to kidney shaped
Size: varying sizes – roughly 4-5 cm long x 5-6 cm wide across x 0.5-1 cm thick
Texture: small distinctive hairs present, dry, tough
other: Hard to pull apart from substrate
Stipe: no stipe
Context: inside flesh beige, white; tuff; fibrous; roughly 1 cm thick at base
Pore Surface: Creamy, white, beige color ; hard dry
Pores: 3-4 per mm; tiny; angular to circular
Tube layer(s): beige, tanish white; tubes roughly 4-6 mm deep
Taste: Didn’t taste
Odor: not distinctive
Spore Print: White
Microscopic Characteristics In KOH- clear hyaline appearance
Hyphal System Interspersed hyphae; different types of hyphae-trimitic; no cystidia
Basidiospores: 4 × 2 µm; cylindrical or elliptical; smooth

Habitat Characteristics
Substrate: tree log on forest floor; Adnate, sessile on bark
Location :Marquette Park Gary, Indiana, USA

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Pycnoporus cinnabarinus
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2012-12-06 13:55:34 MST (-0700)

is the orange fungus.