Observation 132493: Cryptoporus volvatus (Peck) Shear

When: 2013-04-26

Collection location: Hayden, Idaho, USA [Click for map]

Who: Lepkaun (Lepkaun)

Specimen available

Proposed Names

-1% (2)
Recognized by sight
72% (3)
Recognized by sight

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus


Add Comment
Cryptoporus spread by bark beetles.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-05-02 10:04:35 CDT (-0500)

The fungus offers cover and protection for the beetles thru the winter, when they are also covered in spores. When the beetles go out in the spring, they spread the fungus.

Tree species
By: Lepkaun (Lepkaun)
2013-05-01 15:55:07 CDT (-0500)

Yes it was a conifer.

Tree species these were found on?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-04-26 20:22:48 CDT (-0500)

If conifer, Cryptoporus almost a certainty.

Created: 2013-04-26 19:31:07 CDT (-0500)
Last modified: 2013-07-01 13:49:11 CDT (-0500)
Viewed: 40 times, last viewed: 2019-04-16 02:06:17 CDT (-0500)
Show Log