When: 2017-05-19

Collection location: West St. Louis Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)

No specimen available

Fresh, reddish-brown resupinate fruiting on a 4"- diameter branch blown out of a tree (likely a nearby Black Locust) by 70 mph winds; residential area. Bruises easily and immediately when handled. White margin. 6-8 round (some slightly irregular) pores/mm Tubes: 3 mm. deep. All surfaces black with KOH.

Syn. Phellinus ferreus


Copyright © 2017 Judi Thomas
Copyright © 2017 Judi Thomas
Copyright © 2017 Judi Thomas
Pores darken as specimen dries.
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3 mm. deep tubes.
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6-8 pores/mm.
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KOH (left) = black; bruising (right) caused by knife rubbed on pore surface.
Copyright © 2017 Judi Thomas
KOH = black

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No worries
By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2017-06-12 13:50:46 PDT (-0700)

Not a problem.

So sorry, Chael. I passed that specimen on
By: Judi T. (AvidAmateur)
2017-06-12 08:24:42 PDT (-0700)

to a friend soon after I posted the ob. She tells me she no longer has it.

By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2017-06-09 23:21:35 PDT (-0700)

I would love to compare this to a similar specimen i have that came from conifers. Fused like fomitiporia but weaker.

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