Observation 19523: Stereum Hill ex Pers.

When: 2009-03-17

Collection location: Joaquin Miller Park, Oakland, Alameda Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)

No specimen available

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Proposed Names

-48% (2)
Recognized by sight: bleeding stereum, on conifer wood.
59% (4)
Recognized by sight: it’s not showing any signs of deep red bruising…
-51% (3)
Recognized by sight: terrestrial, bumpy cap with pale (“pinkish”) growing edge, produces reddish drops of liquid.
Used references: Arora’s MDM.

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“on conifer wood”…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-06-30 14:26:05 PDT (-0700)

This looks like a typical Stereum, just not S. sanguinolentum

terrestrial, but with red drops on cap…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-06-30 13:31:58 PDT (-0700)

I’m switching genera to Hydnellum.

No Debbie…
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2011-06-27 13:58:53 PDT (-0700)

If you look at it when fresh it’s enough to turn it red, it bruises FAST when young and fresh.

old or abused material may show bruising…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-06-27 08:08:50 PDT (-0700)

but fresh material starts with just red droplets, like this one…