Observation 13031: Fungi Bartl.

When: 2008-10-23

Collection location: La Crosse Co., Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: kjetil henderson (kjetil)

No specimen available

Parasitic or saprophytic polypore, usually growing in clusters on dead or decaying hardwoods and conifers in the summer and fall. Widely distributed and a choice edible. Fan-shaped with a bright yellow or orange color when young that can fade with age. Can grow to 60cm in width. Pores are tightly packed and nearly invisible when young. Spores are white, smooth, and elipitical to round. Spores size 5-7×4-5um.


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:54 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘La Crosse County, WI’ to ‘La Crosse Co., Wisconsin, USA’

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-04-24 18:30:41 PDT (-0700)

photos tend to lend a hand in the ID process. where is yours?