Observation 22607: Polyporales sensu lato

When: 2009-06-14

Collection location: Iron Range National Park, Queensland, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Noah Siegel (Noah)

Specimen available

Not sure what kind of wood it was growing on, possibly a Ficus sp. It was thin fleshed, 3-5mm thick, 2-3cm wide 2-6cm long

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:28 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Iron Range National Park, QLD, Australia’ to ‘Iron Range National Park, Queensland, Australia’

Proposed Names

73% (3)
Recognized by sight
-17% (3)
Recognized by sight: Very simisalr to phlebia incarnata in the US it grows on oak but appears very similar to this pic
85% (1)
Recognized by sight: for polypores of an unknown familial affinity, this name encompasses everything colloquially referred to as a polypore.

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It’s a true color
By: Noah Siegel (Noah)
2009-07-07 07:52:29 CDT (-0400)

I have no idea what it is though.

It’s not a Phlebia, even though it has that pink phlebia like color.
it was tough and leathery, from the top it looked like a Trametes

It this is true color
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-07 06:07:11 CDT (-0400)

then the Polyporaceae looks like Pycnoporellus or Hapalopilus or Haploporus

is that a true color?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-07-07 00:06:01 CDT (-0400)