Observation 279938: Poria sensu lato

When: 2017-06-24

Collection location: Mount Vision, Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Pgrunow

No specimen available

On Bishop Pine.
Rather soft, but not excessively so.
The trees are at the edge of the Vision burn area. I did not find any burn indications on any of the trees that had this fungus, but mentioning that as a consideration. As it stands, younger trees it was on would be circa 22 years old now (on the largest/oldest of new growth). It is possible that it was present on surviving older trees. I did not find the fungus deep within the pine forest (but could have missed it).

The host trees are around some parking near the top, and this fungus was running rampant, so I would think that people who have visited the site have seen it before.

However, I was unable to find it in the locations’ mycoblitz findings (vision middle and vision top), when I looked at the Excel sheet. Assuming it is present next year, I will go back and try to get spores. There were several branches lying on the ground, so I don’t see how it would cause a problem. I will double check through all my pictures that day to see if there was a spot it was not in a resupinate form. As far as I remember, it was always resupinate.


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My apologies.
By: Pgrunow
2017-08-03 22:49:27 PDT (-0700)

I thought I had posted the substrate.
I wasn’t expecting a concrete conclusion or narrowing it to species level.

with the available information
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2017-08-03 20:21:44 PDT (-0700)

little conclusions can be drawn. no mention of substrate, no micro, no notes at all…

Any California crust fungi people familiar with this?
By: Pgrunow
2017-08-03 19:33:37 PDT (-0700)

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