The fresh pores of this crust are so tightly packed that they appear to be different colors when viewed from different angles. The older pores turn jet black and lose this iridescent appearance. The fungus is always associated with the same beetle, which was collected and filmed. Video:

Substrate: fallen, corticate log. bark absent where fungus is established

Habitat: Northwest Andean montane forest (NT0145)

Collectors: D. Newman & R. Vandegrift

Collection #: RLC1219

Photomicrography and molecular data forthcoming

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By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2018-09-27 22:14:32 CDT (-0400)

That’s great. I’m badged or of Portland and I am interested in some of your polypore collections.

half in quito
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2018-09-27 18:32:15 CDT (-0400)

half in oregon. soon to be accessioned at OSU

By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2018-09-21 19:46:40 CDT (-0400)

you bring samples back or are they in an herbarium over there?

So sweet.
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2016-02-22 20:22:06 CST (-0500)

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