Observation 151432: Ganoderma brownii (Murrill) Gilb.

When: 2013-11-04

Collection location: Fire Trails, Berkeley, California, USA [Click for map]

37.8697°N 122.2409°W

Who: Matt Hoffman (mattfhoffman)

No specimen available

Notes:
Species collected from dead hollow tree stump near Strawberry Creek in Berkeley fire trails. Species recognized by spore color, size, shape and spininess.

Images

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Spores can be seen blanketing everything nearby with brown layer
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Spores under 1000x magnification. The spores clearly displayed minute spininess.
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Proposed Names

79% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora – Mushrooms Demystified
Based on microscopic features: Spore shape, morphology and size

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