When: 2014-04-22

Collection location: Port Dover, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

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Your comment was very interesting, Walt.
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2015-04-15 21:05:46 IST (+0530)

This “lumpy bracket” with the slot like pores (that’s how I remember it) is EVERYWHERE in my area of the Midwest. I can’t walk 10 feet in any of the forests or woodsy areas around here without finding it. So common I have stopped noting observations. It must be increasing its distribution area at a rapid rate.

Walt
By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2014-04-24 22:51:46 IST (+0530)

Thanks for your comments. Thay should help clear the confusion between these two species. Phil

Phil
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-04-24 09:41:36 IST (+0530)

T. gibbosa is a common European species which is a twin of Lenzites elegans. I think both will end up in Trametes. There are theories on separating these two macroscopically but none are very convincing. It is interesting that Trametes elegans was considered a subtropical species. It was never found at the NEMF foray until recent years. Now it is common in New England.

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By: Phil Yeager (gunchky)
2014-04-24 05:31:49 IST (+0530)

macro characteristics separate L. elegans from T. gibbosa? Is it simply that T. gibbosa has “bumps” on it? Am I correct in assuming that some experts believe that they are synonymous , and that T. gibbosa may take precedence over the former.

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