Observation 65609: Panus Fr.

When: 2011-04-08

Collection location: San Miguel Island, Santa Barbara Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Adam Searcy (serpophaga)

No specimen available

Specimen was growing on a Giant Coreopsis (Coreopsis gigantea). Possibly a new host record?


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We need
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-04-18 23:28:09 CDT (-0400)

a clearing house for host/parasite records for macrofungi.
For obvious reasons, such databases are rather easily available for commercially imprtant
crops and their mycopathogens.

But it’s harder to find fungal associate records for plants like C. gigantea (from either direction).

Are there many
By: Adam Searcy (serpophaga)
2011-04-18 23:12:33 CDT (-0400)

records of anything using Coreopsis as a host? I am happy to have any records from the islands, as so little has been investigated out there.

I hate
By: Adam Searcy (serpophaga)
2011-04-18 23:11:17 CDT (-0400)


By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-04-18 13:43:42 CDT (-0400)

is a good guess with the fuzzier, and faintly lilac (mostly grayish by this age), inrolled cap. The gills by this age should be yellowish for Pleurotus, I would think.