When: 2008-11-13

Collection location: Mepkin Abbey, Berkeley Co., South Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Leo Heuser (lheuser)

No specimen available

On a large red oak with center rot. I knocked off some of the bark and found many more fruit bodies inside.


Proposed Names

9% (9)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified – David Arora
Mushrooms of the SE US – Bessette, Roody, Bessette, and Dunaway
-6% (3)
Recognized by sight
37% (4)
Recognized by sight: ‘Sessile Ganoderma’ Growth pattern: dimidiate, sessile, imbricate, connate.
15% (5)
Recognized by sight

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as a guess…
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-09-30 13:23:32 CST (+0800)


im done with this Ganoderma insanity…

By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2014-09-30 11:48:28 CST (+0800)
By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2014-09-23 13:33:35 CST (+0800)

Ganoderma sessile an accepted name? Mushroom observer did say it was depreciated.