When: 2014-05-31

Collection location: Culpeper Co., Virginia, USA [Click for map]

38.53°N 78.15°E [Click for map]

Who: Penny Firth (pfirth)

No specimen available

The shelf fungus is MO#166436, identified as Trichaptum biforme. The black pins in the shelf look like the ones in MO#166992 that I saw while watching MO recent changes by users pop up (busy night here).

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Used references: Looks like black pins in MO#166992; also on Trichaptum biforme

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Thanks, Noah!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-06-09 21:48:14 CDT (-0400)

That’s what other people have told me, too… I just keep forgetting to look for it! :)

By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2014-06-09 21:43:15 CDT (-0400)

Next time you are in the land of T. biforme, look for it. It is VERY common, occurring at just about ever Trichaptum covered log/tree.

By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2014-06-09 21:30:18 CDT (-0400)

Google images for a closeup!

These are all the rage lately
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2014-06-09 21:08:17 CDT (-0400)

I’m so jealous.