Observation 14315: Ganoderma sessile Murrill

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
-7% (3)
Recognized by sight
37% (4)
Recognized by sight: ‘Sessile Ganoderma’ Growth pattern: dimidiate, sessile, imbricate, connate.
16% (5)
Recognized by sight

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as a guess…
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2014-09-29 22:23:32 PDT (-0700)


im done with this Ganoderma insanity…

By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2014-09-29 20:48:28 PDT (-0700)
By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2014-09-22 22:33:35 PDT (-0700)

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

Created: 2008-11-17 14:54:27 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2014-10-22 06:37:21 PDT (-0700)
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