Observation 5257: Fulvifomes robiniae (Murrill) Murrill

When: 2007-11-27

Collection location: Cabin Cove, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jason Hollinger (jason)

Specimen available

large shelf fungus common on standing dead locusts
ST: none
CAP: up to 200-300mm wide, semi-circ, scalloped to entire, v thick and extremely hard to cut (pocket knife doesn’t hack it), blackened and mossy on top
PORE: cinnamon brown, pores fine and dense
FLESH: get me my chainsaw…
SPORE: haha!

Being just about the only thing that can stomach locust, this ID is a cinch.

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A great coal extender
By: Luke Cannon (learningdeer)
2011-01-23 12:32:16 PST (-0800)

Hey Jason,
Hope you are well, good to see you posting hear.
P. rimosus is a great coal extender…. to keep an ember going, even for days- as long as it is kept dry.

Luke Learningdeer

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