Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]
Who: Adam Singer (adam)
This specimen was found during David Campbell’s WAMS foray to Salt Point State Park. It was not found by me, but from the 2 blade pine needles attached to the specimen, it was found amongst conifers. Since I was unfamiliar with the genus Inonotus, I originally thought it might be a young Phaeolus schweinitzii. At the MSSF meeting the Tuesday after David’s foray, Dr. Fred Stevens suggested it might be an Inonotus. He then took a piece of it and later emailed me to confirm that it is indeed an Inonotus and that it is I. circinatus, notable for the hooked tips.
I’m including a few photographs I took and one that Dr. Stevens took of the setae.
MO tells me that Inonotus is deprecated and that the correct name is now Onnia circinata – guess I never got the memo…. But it seems odd to me that with either genus name, I see no other observations here on MO for circinata. Here is the Species Fungorum synonymy list:
My notes: cap matte but not quite tomentose, soft light brown, wavy. Cap context a rusty brown. Pore surface white, many of the holes are “stuffed” / filled in. Some pores near the base are brown with only smatterings of white around the rims. Found in 2 needle pine.
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