Growing on live black locust, hard but not woody like Ganoderma, more like hard foam. Occurring on multiple trees.


Looking a little saggy a month later
specimen 2 (different tree, maybe 100ft away)
specimen 2 (different tree, maybe 100ft away)

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By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2019-02-19 10:28:07 CST (-0600)

could use a sample for research.

By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2019-02-19 10:17:11 CST (-0600)

a 98.30% match with robinophila

By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2019-02-19 10:05:44 CST (-0600)

at 98% its most likely a different species but at 99% probably not.

more than 98%
By: Sarah (Nicaara)
2019-02-19 09:57:09 CST (-0600)

I have the sequence data posted above. There’s around 10 Vanderbylia fraxinea accessions that are above 98% identity match, and everything below that are synonyms as well. There are no sequences identified as V. robiniophila, all are V. fraxinia or Vanderbylia sp.

By: Chaelthomas (Chaelthomas)
2019-02-19 09:15:22 CST (-0600)

much of a match?

By: Sarah (Nicaara)
2019-02-19 09:01:15 CST (-0600)

BLAST search matches this with Vanderbylia fraxinea records on Genbank. Definitely growing on live black locust though. Should it be Vanderbylia robiniophila?

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