Observation 19902: Polyporales sensu lato

When: 2009-01-24

Collection location: Albion, Mendocino Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

Unknown polypore, stripped from rotting tree trunk. The fertile surface is long thin teeth, that are kinda curled around, almost like long tubes.

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1% (3)
Recognized by sight
18% (2)
Recognized by sight: A photo in Bernicchia looks very similar.
Used references: Bernicchia, Annarosa. 2005. Polyporaceae s.l. Fungi Europaei Vol. 10. Edizioni Candusso, Alassio, Italy. 806p.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight

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It was larger
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-04-02 05:01:31 CEST (+0200)

then Irpex lacteus a species I’m very familiar with (I see it every day)
The chunk in the picture was about 6cm+ across and about 1.5 cm thick