Observation 55771: Fomitopsis pinicola (Sw.) P. Karst.

When: 2010-10-18

Collection location: near Zurich, Switzerland [Click for map]

Who: Deckard (Deckard)

No specimen available



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Recognized by sight: very common on all kinds of trees

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thanks for input
By: Steve Rogers (srogers)
2010-10-18 13:05:30 PDT (-0700)
Thanks, A friend just brought me some Gandoderma tusgae from their back yard and the high sheen and white rim reminded me of what was sitting on my workbench.
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-10-18 12:59:17 PDT (-0700)

This would still be Fomitopsis pinicola if it was found in California / the west coast. The top of the cap is different than Ganoderma.

Not Gandoderma tsugae??
By: Steve Rogers (srogers)
2010-10-18 12:55:16 PDT (-0700)
Is it just the dampness that has added a high sheen to the specimen? It sure has the look of Gandoderma tsugae if it was found in Was, Or or California.

Created: 2010-10-18 07:03:21 PDT (-0700)
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