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Observation 14867: Polyporales sensu lato

When: 2008-12-02

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

Who: John Harlan (harlanx6)

No specimen available

Growing on a piece of deteriorated wood laying on the ground. Underside is shown with 1 cm millipedes feeding on the spore bearing surface. Note lithocarpus acorn cap attached for size comparison. Leathery conch type bracket fungas, less than 3 cm in size, solid on top with spore bearing tubes on bottom.

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