When: 2014-03-15

Collection location: Serra de Montejunto, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available


2014-11-22: RE-REVISITED;
Spores collected on May 31, 2014.
2014-08-06: REVISITED
2014-08-06: REVISITED
2014-11-22: RE-REVISITED;
2014-11-22: RE-REVISITED.

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Another revisitation to this beautiful specimen.
By: zaca
2015-01-08 16:07:55 EST (-0500)
Going by the observation location,
By: zaca
2014-06-02 15:03:26 EDT (-0400)

with a razor on the hymenium I harvested some spores. I never saw spores of Fomitopsis before, but have observed Ganoderma spores, and these are spores of the latter genus. Furthermore, taking into account their dimensions , got in average
Me = 9.8 × 7 one; Qe = 1.4 (N = 23)
is very likely to be G. applanatum; G. australe is similar but the spores are smaller. Attached photographs of spores.