Observation 135124: Undetermined

When: 2013-05-31

Collection location: DuPage Co., Illinois, USA [Click for map]

Who: JER (JER)

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Several of these clusters were growing on a dying tree. It has soft white flesh on the inside.



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Mycelium exposed to light
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-06-01 02:01:31 BST (+0100)

change colors. Lentinula edodes changes from white to rich brown.

Eventually any fungus parasitizing a living tree will take it over completely.

I suspect Christian has it correct here: Meripulus giganteus.

Growth pattern
2013-05-31 21:20:25 BST (+0100)

It was growing all over the tree, not just the base.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-05-31 21:04:17 BST (+0100)

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