Observation 151860: Polyporus badius (Pers.) Schwein.

When: 2013-10-26

Collection location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: erikaazpeitia

No specimen available

Notes:
Identified based on umbilicate tough cap, porous underside, and all-black stipe. Microscopically identified based on presence of cystidioles when stained with Phloxine and de-stained with KOH.

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P. badius attached to hardwood log
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P. badius all-black stipe (“black leg”)
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P. badius cystidiole above the 50 mark

Proposed Names

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Used references: Mushroom Demystified by David Arora
Based on microscopic features: Presence of cystidioles when stained with Phloxine and de-stained with KOH

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Eyes3 = Current consensus

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