Observation 336230: Phellodon P. Karst.

When: 2018-08-09

Collection location: Barrow Co., Georgia, USA [Click for map]

33.9764°N 83.7329°W 254m [Click for map]

Who: Joan Knapp (PucaK)

No specimen available

Ecoregion: Southern Outer Piedmont
Habitat: Growing in soil in leaf litter in mixed hardwood forest.
Substrate: Soil
Nearest_Tree: Hardwood, oak
Habit: Many
Cap/upper_surface: Up to 10-cm diameter; multi-lobed; fleshy (easily cut) becoming more corky with age. Smooth; bald; no scales. Color changing from tan brown with white margin when young; to brown center fading to white at margin, and finally to deep red-brown to dark brown with tan-to-white margin.
Cap/underside: Grey teeth running down the stipe; ‘bumps’ when young, becoming up to 4mm in length at maturity.
Stipe: Central; 3-4 cm long, ca. 1 cm at apex remaining approximately equal along its length or becoming wider towards the base base
Chemistry: Flesh stained immediately green with KOH (3%), and darkening to black immediately. Dilution showed that the ‘black’ was concentrated green stain.
Collector: Joan Knapp
Identifier: Joan Knapp
Collection_#: FYA-20180809-11

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Recognized by sight: Fleshy toothed fungus lacking scales.

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