Observation 209558: Ganoderma P. Karst.

When: 2015-07-08

Collection location: Encinitas, San Diego Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)

No specimen available

growing on pepper


Proposed Names

58% (1)
Recognized by sight
53% (1)
Recognized by sight: Cut or injure the growing edge and check for any yellow resin that may bleed out indicating that it is a close relative of G.resinaceum.

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By: Matthew Schink (MSchink)
2015-07-12 04:43:23 PDT (-0700)

If it is G.polychromum it will have alternating bands of light and dark in the context, almost like growth rings, often with a yellow band of flesh directly beneath the skin. Flesh color will be tan-brown.