Observation 13845: Laetiporus Murrill

When: 2008-11-08

Collection location: Marble Mountain Ranch, Siskiyou Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

This large white polyphore you can measure by my 4.25" pocket knife for comparison. It is growing on a tanoak root.


This is a large polyphore growing on what appears to be a tanoak root. It is still very tender.

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Recognized by sight: When Laetiporus gets old it turns white and chalky like this. However, it is unusual for it to be found on tanoak.

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