Grouped und a large Pseudotsuga menziesii.


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Maybe 120 species as of this date,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2016-05-15 00:17:04 CDT (-0400)

but probably more will follow. I think microscopy is your best bet. That and the location on Whitbey Island will be deciding factors.

My understanding is that the genus has 120+ representatives
By: Rand Workman (Ranmofod)
2016-05-14 18:54:38 CDT (-0400)

in the PNW.
While the pinkish bruising of these specimens may be somewhat unique, I wouldn’t even know where to start trying to nail down a species ID. Even so I intend to do microscopy on them and will continue to save any specimens that I find with hope that they may be of interest to someone, someday.
Thank you for your help Daniel!

By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2016-05-14 15:44:57 CDT (-0400)

confirmed. Which species is up in the air. The basal rhizomorph present on many specimens, plus the light-colored peridium make species identification (for me at least) quite difficult.