Observation 21326: Oligoporus leucospongia (Cooke & Harkn.) Gilb. & Ryvarden

When: 2009-05-23

Collection location: Sonora Pass, Tuolumne Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Sullivan (enchplant)

No specimen available

Growing on downed conifers (lodgepole pines) at 9000 ft elevation. Very soft to the touch. I’m not sure what the current name is

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:06:11 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Sonora Pass, Tuolumne Co., California,’ to ‘Sonora Pass, Tuolumne Co., California, USA



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Recognized by sight: White cottony cap surface, Tooth-like pores, Soft to the touch like a marshmallow, Inrolled cap
Used references: Arora MD page 600. He calls it Tyromyces and also Spongiporus. MO doesn’t seem to like either of these names!

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