Observation 179829: Trichaptum Murrill

When: 2014-09-22

Collection location: Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: mushy

No specimen available

Notes:
An entire tree was coated with this, up and down the crevices. Not like a rosette, but stack on top of each other like plates. There is a distinct purple that does not show up in the photos.

Images

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Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: purplish teeth turning beige-tan, algae growth on zoned cap

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The tree had
By: mushy
2014-09-23 16:17:52 CEST (+0200)

long verticle craters in the bark, but the branches were all gone . . . if I remember correctly. I think it was some type of oak. If I get back there, I will take a pic.

Tree Host
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-09-22 21:19:49 CEST (+0200)

what sort of tree was it growing on?