Observation 34730: Phaeolus schweinitzii (Fr.) Pat.

When: 2009-07-03

Collection location: Blacksburg, Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)

No specimen available

A 2 foot by 3 foot specimen of a cluster of overlapping semicircular rosettes, attached at base of conifer. No underside shot available.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:38 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S.A.’ to ‘Blacksburg, Virginia, USA



Proposed Names

75% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: looks real similar also growing to base of conifer. Key Charicteristic
Used references: Roody Mushrooms Of West Virgina and the Central Appalachians page 357

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Thanks Eddee
By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2010-03-12 05:14:32 CET (+0100)

I referenced Roody which was helpful in improving the language describing what I had seen. Mark

Looks real similar to Phaeolus Schweinitzii
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2010-03-12 02:55:25 CET (+0100)

Also common name Dyers polypore. You can get a really nice dye from this a yellowish.

Help with I.D. of large polypore specimen
By: Mark Prosser (mark prosser)
2010-03-12 02:32:22 CET (+0100)

I failed to take an underside shot of this large specimen. Any help is appreciated.

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