Observation 240987: Polyporus varius group

When: 2016-06-07

Collection location: Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Nick Burpee (Nickburpee)

No specimen available

Notes:
KOH negative on cap and pore surface. Highly hydrophobic cap surface. No distinct smell. Growing in almost entirely conifer forest, which doesn’t quite match to P. varius’s preferred growing medium of conifer, so open to other suggestions.

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Ammonia
By: Nick Burpee (Nickburpee)
2016-06-19 07:52:08 CDT (-0500)

Thank you Danny. The solution is pure household grade ammonia Rocky. I was quite surprised with how intensely it repelled the ammonia as well.

Ha
By: Rocky Houghtby
2016-06-17 08:23:39 CDT (-0500)

How concentrated is that solution? That’s some serious surface tension.

nice drops!
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-06-16 18:09:56 CDT (-0500)